Smiley face ~ Abaco's Current Forecast    
Thursday, April 25, 2019
( Marsh Harbour 26.54N, -77.06W , Magnetic Declination -8.39° 2019 -.07 W per year)

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SYNOPSIS for the SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas  1029 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019  

 High pressure across the forecast waters will retreat  eastward today ahead of a cold front that will move off the  NE Florida coast on Friday evening. The front will move east and  stall from Bermuda to the northern Florida Keys by late Saturday,  and then dissipate as it moves slowly northward through early  next week. Expect strong SW winds N of 29N W of 73W from Friday  morning until Friday night. Expect strong NW winds within 200 nm W  of front from Friday night until Saturday morning. Expect strong  SW winds within 200 nm E of front from Friday night until Saturday  morning. 8 ft seas are N of 29.5N from 67W westward from Friday  afternoon until Saturday night.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Thursday, April 25, 2019
    Precip.  Temp   WindHumidity Barometer
Cloudy.gif THU 8 AM  Cloudy skies  76 %  77.3 °F   ESE at 13 mph  74 % 30.1   
PartlyCloudyDay.gif THU 2 PM  Partly cloudy skies  <1 %  80.9 °F   SE at 13 mph  73 % 30.13   
PartlyCloudyDay.gif THU 5 PM  Partly cloudy skies  31 %  81.1 °F   SE at 13 mph  73 % 30.09   
PartlyCloudyNight.gif THU 8 PM  Partly cloudy skies  56 %  79.9 °F   SE at 13 mph  74 % 30.1   
Clear.gif THU 11 PM  Clear skies  56 %  77 °F   SE at 15 mph  76 % 30.14   
PartlyCloudyDay.gif FRI 8 AM  Partly cloudy skies  44 %  79.2 °F   S at 14 mph  78 % 30.07   
PartlyCloudyDay.gif FRI 2 PM  Partly cloudy skies  10 %  87 °F   SSW at 9 mph  72 % 30.05   
OccLightRain.gif FRI 5 PM  Patchy rain possible  82 %  86.9 °F   SW at 10 mph  72 % 29.99   
Clear.gif FRI 8 PM  Clear skies  81 %  84 °F   SSW at 12 mph  76 % 30   
Sunny.gif SAT 8 AM  Sunny skies  77 %  78 °F   NNE at 17 mph  74 % 30.06   
Sunny.gif SAT 2 PM  Sunny skies  6 %  83.1 °F   NE at 14 mph  73 % 30.09   
Sunny.gif SAT 5 PM  Sunny skies  11 %  83.7 °F   NE at 13 mph  74 % 30.04   
PartlyCloudyNight.gif SAT 8 PM  Partly cloudy skies  12 %  82.2 °F   ENE at 15 mph  78 % 30.08   
PartlyCloudyDay.gif SUN 8 AM  Partly cloudy skies  26 %  78 °F   ENE at 12 mph  81 % 30.14   
Sunny.gif SUN 2 PM  Sunny skies  2 %  81.3 °F   SE at 9 mph  73 % 30.14   
Sunny.gif SUN 5 PM  Sunny skies  <1 %  81.8 °F   ESE at 6 mph  70 % 30.11   
Clear.gif SUN 8 PM  Clear skies  62 %  80.2 °F   E at 7 mph  71 % 30.15   
OccLightRain.gif MON 2 PM  Patchy rain possible  58 %  81.9 °F   E at 17 mph  77 % 30.24   
PartlyCloudyDay.gif TUE 2 PM  Partly cloudy skies  24 %  82.4 °F   E at 18 mph  76 % 30.27   

11:06:38 AM

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NOAA TIDES Pelican Harbor, Abaco. 26° 23'N -76° 58'W *** TOP
Tides times are in Local Eastern: LST or LDT as appropriate.

4/25/2019 Thu 01:21 2.64 H
4/25/2019 Thu 08:00 0.22 L
4/25/2019 Thu 13:48 2.01 H
4/25/2019 Thu 19:56 0.29 L
4/26/2019 Fri 02:16 2.48 H
4/26/2019 Fri 08:56 0.34 L
4/26/2019 Fri 14:47 1.95 H
4/26/2019 Fri 20:54 0.43 L
4/27/2019 Sat 03:13 2.37 H
4/27/2019 Sat 09:53 0.4 L
4/27/2019 Sat 15:47 1.96 H
4/27/2019 Sat 21:56 0.49 L

Pelican Harbour Tides    More Bahamas Tide Stations



Short Term Forecast
Hazardous Weather Outlook

Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-
953 AM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019

Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet with a dominant period 10 seconds. Chance of sprinkles in
the morning.
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a
dominant period 10 seconds. Slight chance of showers after

Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a
dominant period 9 seconds. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

West winds 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers in
the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight.

Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

East winds 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Slight chance
of showers.

East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Slight chance
of showers.


Passage conditions: (Updated @ 8:45am)
Thursday, Apr. 25 2019

Overturned small catamaran hull reported 8 miles off Little Harbor yesterday, drifting up from St. Martin in Caribbean. Be cautious transiting offshore waters for this debris.

Sea of Abaco: Rose Bud reports seas are flat calm, some tiny ripples.
South Sea of Abaco: Gordie @ Cigatoo reports paddleboard conditions, maybe a little bumpy further out.
Whale Cay: Vessel 2mi. south of Whale Cay reports calm conditions, cut should be doable.
North Man-O-War: Nothing heard.
South Man-O-War: Nothing heard.
Tilloo: Beachgoer reports a few fishing boats went out easily and can see 3’ swells outside the cut.
North Bar: Nothing heard.
Little Harbour: Gordie @ Cigatoo reports light breeze, SSE winds 6-10mph. 75F, 74% humidity, Dew Point 66, Barometer 30.06". LH Cut does show some white water N of S end, 4’ swells ev 10sec. Rocky & rolly but safe for passage.ear coastal. E swell offshore, likely last good day for southbound passage but into light headwind. Fishing best 6:38-8:38pm.

PLEASE slow down when entering Little Harbour, as there are a few manatees and lots of turtles!

Please remember that we are just trying to help out with these reports. You are the captain of your vessel so the decision will be yours alone.

Updated by Lorraine M on SV Scaramouche

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