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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
( Marsh Harbour 26.54N, -77.06W )

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SYNOPSIS for the SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas  402 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018  

SYNOPSIS......
 Remnants of a stationary front from 25N65W to E  Cuba will drift NW on Wed and Thu. Strong southerly flow will  develop N of the Bahamas early Thu increasing to minimal GALE  force late Thu ahead and behind of a strong cold front on Thu  night and Fri. The front will reach from 29N65W to Hispaniola on  Sat night with associated winds diminishing to 20 kt or less.  Large seas will subside from the W into early next week.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Tuesday, December 18, 2018
partlycloudy   
   Tuesday:     10% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.
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   Tuesday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Some clouds. Low 67F. Winds light and variable.
partlycloudy   
   Wednesday:     10% Precip.  
   Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 78F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
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   Wednesday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy. Low 69F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy   
   Thursday:     20% Precip.  
   Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 81F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
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   Thursday Night:     80% Precip.  
   Scattered thunderstorms during the evening, then windy overnight with more widespread storms. Low 72F. Winds S at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
chancerain   
   Friday:     10% Precip.  
   Rain showers early, then remaining overcast and windy later in the day. High 77F. Winds SW at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
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   Friday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy and windy. Low 64F. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph.

4:00:32 PM

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
12/18/2018 Tue 04:12 AM 2.54  H
12/18/2018 Tue 10:36 AM 0.30  L
12/18/2018 Tue 04:22 PM 2.26  H
12/18/2018 Tue 10:42 PM -0.09  L
12/19/2018 Wed 05:01 AM 2.76  H
12/19/2018 Wed 11:30 AM 0.12  L
12/19/2018 Wed 05:14 PM 2.32  H
12/19/2018 Wed 11:30 PM -0.27  L
12/20/2018 Thu 05:50 AM 2.98  H
12/20/2018 Thu 12:21 PM -0.08  L
12/20/2018 Thu 06:04 PM 2.40  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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-
308 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 5 knots becoming east 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant period
8 seconds.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet with a dominant
period 8 seconds.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. Showers likely and
slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
South winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to
30 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to
9 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then
showers and chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet.
Chance of showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds 25 to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 feet. Slight chance of
showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Tuesday, December 18, 2018


Sea of Abaco: Nothing heard.
South Sea of Abaco: Brian @ Done Rovin’ reports very calm conditions.
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: Brian reports no rollers in the cut, calm. PLEASE slow down when entering the 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.
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 Fri Nov 30 2018

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 2018 Atlantic hurricane season.  Routine issuance of the
Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on June 1, 2019.  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

*** 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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