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Saturday, March 25, 2017
( Marsh Harbour 26.54N, -77.06W )

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SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  1100 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017  

SYNOPSIS......
 STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE NE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH  PRES GRADIENT BETWEEN STRONG HIGH PRES N OF AREA AND DEVELOPING  LOW PRES JUST N OF HISPANIOLA WILL INCREASE TO GALE FORCE N AND NE  OF THE LOW LATER TODAY. THE GALE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST  MON NIGHT AS LOW TRACKS N THEN NE. THE LOW EXITS THE AREA TUE AS  WEAK HIGH PRES SETTLES IN OVER THE AREA THROUGH WED NIGHT. LARGE  NORTHERLY SWELL WILL LINGER IN THE E PORTION OF THE AREA ON WED.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Saturday, March 25, 2017
partlycloudy   
   Saturday:     10% Precip.  
   Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 78F. Winds ENE at 15 to 25 mph.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Saturday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Some clouds. Low 68F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
partlycloudy   
   Sunday:     20% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy skies. High near 80F. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph.
nt_clear   
   Sunday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Clear skies with a few passing clouds. Low 67F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.
chancerain   
   Monday:     50% Precip.  
   Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High near 80F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Monday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy. Low 67F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy   
   Tuesday:     20% Precip.  
   Sunshine and clouds mixed. High around 80F. Winds light and variable.
nt_clear   
   Tuesday Night:     0 % Precip.  
   Clear skies. Low 67F. Winds light and variable.

2:30:25 AM

NOAA TIDES Pelican Harbor, Abaco. 26° 23'N -76° 58'W *** TOP

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
3/25/2017 Sat 12:43 AM 0.0 L
3/25/2017 Sat 06:53 AM 2.8 H
3/25/2017 Sat 01:19 PM -0.1 L
3/25/2017 Sat 07:15 PM 2.6 H
3/26/2017 Sun 01:33 AM -0.2 L
3/26/2017 Sun 07:39 AM 2.9 H
3/26/2017 Sun 02:03 PM -0.3 L
3/26/2017 Sun 08:01 PM 2.8 H
3/27/2017 Mon 02:21 AM -0.4 L
3/27/2017 Mon 08:24 AM 3.0 H
3/27/2017 Mon 02:45 PM -0.4 L
3/27/2017 Mon 08:47 PM 3.0 H

Pelican Harbour Tides    More Bahamas Tide Stations

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

       
JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH 20nm to 60nm:

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.



AMZ650-670-260215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
958 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017


SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON

REST OF TODAY
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

MONDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY NIGHT AND
TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Saturday, March 24, 2017


Sea of Abaco conditions: Troy Dive Guana reports that, outside of the lee, there are whitecaps and it’s bouncy and wet.
Whale Cay: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: Nothing heard.
South Man-O-War: Nothing heard
Tilloo Cut: Nothing heard.
North Bar: Nothing heard.
Little Harbour: Gordie at Cigatoo reports an east wind of 15-20 (with a gust of 30 last night); the cut is worse today, with 7’ swells breaking in the cut so it’s a NO-GO day; the south Sea of Abaco has the swell coming thru the cut -- white caps and a wet day; going south, seas near coastal and offshore are 10-12’, and at Cat Island they’re 12-15’; the UV index is 9 and water temp is 74; air temp 71, 79% humidity, dew point of 64, and his barometer is at 30.24", on a slow rise; best fishing today is between 11:16 and 1:16,

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 M and Jill P.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK from NOAA - See you next season **** TOP

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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
**** Provided by NOAA - Automatic update in Real-Time. Multiple - updates a day.



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