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Thursday, January 18, 2018
( Marsh Harbour 26.54N, -77.06W )

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SYNOPSIS for the SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas  340 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018  

SYNOPSIS......
 A strong cold front extends from 31N74W to Miami. It  will reach from 31N69W to eastern Cuba tonight, then weaken SE  of the Bahamas from 24N65W to the Windward Passage on Fri. Strong  high pressure behind the front will bring strong winds and high  seas NE of the Bahamas through tonight. Developing low pres just  N of the area along the front will support GALEs N of 30N just W  of the front today.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Thursday, January 18, 2018
mostlycloudy   
   Thursday:     10% Precip.  
   Mostly cloudy. High near 65F. Winds NNW at 15 to 25 mph.
nt_cloudy   
   Thursday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Cloudy. Low around 60F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
cloudy   
   Friday:     10% Precip.  
   Overcast. High 69F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
nt_cloudy   
   Friday Night:     0 % Precip.  
   Overcast. Low 64F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
cloudy   
   Saturday:     10% Precip.  
   Overcast. High 74F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.
nt_cloudy   
   Saturday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Overcast. Low 68F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
chancerain   
   Sunday:     50% Precip.  
   Mostly cloudy early with showers developing later in the day. High around 75F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
nt_chancerain   
   Sunday Night:     30% Precip.  
   Showers in the evening, then clearing overnight. Low 69F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

3:30:25 AM

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

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
1/18/2018 Thu 02:43 AM -0.19  L
1/18/2018 Thu 08:58 AM 2.77  H
1/18/2018 Thu 03:30 PM -0.12  L
1/18/2018 Thu 09:15 PM 2.18  H
1/19/2018 Fri 03:21 AM -0.14  L
1/19/2018 Fri 09:34 AM 2.74  H
1/19/2018 Fri 04:05 PM -0.11  L
1/19/2018 Fri 09:53 PM 2.21  H
1/20/2018 Sat 04:00 AM -0.07  L
1/20/2018 Sat 10:10 AM 2.68  H
1/20/2018 Sat 04:42 PM -0.10  L
1/20/2018 Sat 10:33 PM 2.23  H

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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Short Term Forecast
Hazardous Weather Outlook
Small Craft Advisory

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Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-
422 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018


SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 feet with a dominant period
8 seconds.
TONIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with a
dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

FRIDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with a
dominant period 9 seconds.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Slight chance
of showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers.

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Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Thursday, January 18, 2018


Sea of Abaco: Buddy @ Calypso Pointe reports rough, take a ferry.
South Sea of Abaco: Brian @ Done Rovin reports 1’-2’ wind chop. Occasional white water.
Whale Cay Passage: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: Susan @ Calypso Pointe reports elephants on the horizon. Rough, lot’s of white caps.
South Man-O-War : Hasty of Sun Dog reports 25 mph winds from the NNE, white water across the reef. 6’ swells from the NE. Elephants on the horizon.
Tilloo Cut: Betsy at Rock Point reports a deep troughs, nothing breaking but rough on the outside.
Little Harbour: Nothing heard.
North Bar: Brian @ Done Rovin’ reports a turbulent 2 on his scale of 1-5 with 5 being the best. Waves 3-4’.

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 Jill P

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
700 PM EST Thu Nov 30 2017

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

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

This is the last regularly scheduled Tropical Weather Outlook of
the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season.  Routine issuance of the
Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on June 1, 2018.  During the
off-season, Special Tropical Weather Outlooks will be issued as
conditions warrant.

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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

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