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Friday, August 17, 2018
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SYNOPSIS for the SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas  1025 AM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018  

SYNOPSIS......
 An east to west ridge extends from high pres centered  near 30N70W to N Florida, with light to gentle southerly winds  north of the ridge, and gentle to moderate winds elsewhere north  of 23N. Mainly fresh trades are south of 23N, except becoming  locally strong along the north coast of Hispaniola during the late  afternoon into early evening hours.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Friday, August 17, 2018
chancetstorms   
   Friday:     40% Precip.  
   Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 88F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
nt_tstorms   
   Friday Night:     40% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy with late night showers or thunderstorms. Low around 80F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
chancetstorms   
   Saturday:     40% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 87F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Saturday Night:     20% Precip.  
   A few clouds from time to time. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 79F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms   
   Sunday:     50% Precip.  
   Sunny early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 89F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
nt_clear   
   Sunday Night:     20% Precip.  
   A mostly clear sky. Low 79F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms   
   Monday:     50% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 87F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
nt_chancetstorms   
   Monday Night:     40% Precip.  
   Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms before midnight. Low 79F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

2:30:34 AM

Lightning Map

NOAA TIDES Pelican Harbor, Abaco. 26° 23'N -76° 58'W *** TOP
All tides times are in Eastern Standard Time - (When in daylight saving time ADD one hour - APX Mar 11th to Nov. 4th)

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
8/17/2018 Fri 12:25 AM 2.95  H
8/17/2018 Fri 06:49 AM 0.28  L
8/17/2018 Fri 01:04 PM 3.09  H
8/17/2018 Fri 07:30 PM 0.63  L
8/18/2018 Sat 01:21 AM 2.71  H
8/18/2018 Sat 07:43 AM 0.45  L
8/18/2018 Sat 02:03 PM 2.99  H
8/18/2018 Sat 08:33 PM 0.77  L
8/19/2018 Sun 02:20 AM 2.53  H
8/19/2018 Sun 08:39 AM 0.57  L
8/19/2018 Sun 03:02 PM 2.92  H
8/19/2018 Sun 09:35 PM 0.84  L

Pelican Harbour Tides    More Bahamas Tide Stations

GULF STREAM CROSSING CONDITIONS TO SOUTH FLORIDA (Updated in real time from NOAA) TOP

       
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20nm to 60nm:

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-
333 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

TONIGHT
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet
with a dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet with a
dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet with
a dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

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Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Friday, August 17, 2018


Sea of Abaco: Buddy @ Calypso Pointe reports it’s a little choppy out there and bouncy -- just take your time.
Whale Cay: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: Buddy @ Calypso Pointe reports a 2’ roll and 1’ wind chop.
South Man-O-War : Nothing heard.
Tilloo Cut: Nothing heard.
North Bar: Nothing heard.
Little Harbour: Nothing Heard.

Thanks to all who call in these reports!

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.

Updates thanks to Susan and Jill

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK from NOAA - Updated real time **** TOP   Hurricane models key Codes

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK from NOAA - TOP

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Ernesto, located several hundred miles north-northwest of the
Azores.

A tropical wave located a few hundred miles east of the Windward
Islands is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms.
Environmental conditions are becoming less conducive and
development of this system is not expected while it moves
westward at about 15 mph.  This system is forecast to move through
the Windward Islands on Saturday where it could bring locally heavy
rainfall to portions of the area this weekend.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low... near 0 percent.

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  Sources for Wind & Significant Wave Height & Direction Graphics:
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Emergency Preparedness Suggestions
Shortwave: Waterway Radio and Cruising Club WaterwayRadio.net
Listen in on SSB(phone) 7.238 SSB 7:45am, CW 7.047 7am , SSB 14.300 about eighteen hours a day and is always available for emergency assistance. File your Float plan and position reports.

 * Some web site references used:
  WUnderground.com     NOAA: NWS Marine Forecast   Caribbean Sea Offshore Waters Forecast
   Miami Radar Link    Melbourne Radar Link    SE Radar Loop

*** Tide info: NOAA - All times are listed in Local Standard Time(LST) or, Local Daylight Time (LDT), All heights are in feet referenced to Mean Lower Low Water
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