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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  443 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016  

SYNOPSIS......
 THE REMNANT LOW OF FIONA WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE  NEAR 29N70W THROUGH THU. A TROPICAL LOW IS CURRENTLY SE OF THE  AREA NEAR 17N61W ALONG A TROPICAL WAVE. TROPICAL CYCLONE  DEVELOPMENT IS POSSIBLE AS THE LOW CONTINUES NW PASSING N OF  PUERTO RICO LATE TODAY...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS CONTINUING  OVER THE NE QUADRANT. THE LOW...OR TROPICAL CYCLONE...WILL  CONTINUE NW THROUGH THE BAHAMA CHAIN THIS WEEK REACHING NEAR THE  NW BAHAMAS ON SUN. LARGE SWELLS FROM TROPICAL CYCLONE GASTON  WILL PROPAGATE W ACROSS THE WATERS S OF BERMUDA ON SUN.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Wednesday, August 24, 2016
chancetstorms   
   Wednesday:     30% Precip.  
   Scattered clouds with the possibility of an isolated thunderstorm developing this afternoon. High 91F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Wednesday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Some clouds. Low 81F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms   
   Thursday:     50% Precip.  
   Scattered thunderstorms. High 91F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
nt_tstorms   
   Thursday Night:     50% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy in the evening followed by scattered thunderstorms after midnight. Low 81F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
chancetstorms   
   Friday:     50% Precip.  
   Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Partly cloudy skies late. High 92F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Friday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Watching the tropics. A few clouds. Low around 80F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms   
   Saturday:     60% Precip.  
   Watching the tropics. Scattered thunderstorms. High around 90F. Winds ENE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
nt_chancetstorms   
   Saturday Night:     60% Precip.  
   Watching the tropics. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low around 80F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

2:30:26 AM

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

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
8/24/2016 Wed 01:13 AM 3.1 H
8/24/2016 Wed 07:36 AM 0.2 L
8/24/2016 Wed 01:54 PM 3.4 H
8/24/2016 Wed 08:23 PM 0.5 L
8/25/2016 Thu 02:13 AM 2.9 H
8/25/2016 Thu 08:36 AM 0.3 L
8/25/2016 Thu 02:58 PM 3.3 H
8/25/2016 Thu 09:30 PM 0.6 L
8/26/2016 Fri 03:19 AM 2.8 H
8/26/2016 Fri 09:40 AM 0.3 L
8/26/2016 Fri 04:04 PM 3.3 H
8/26/2016 Fri 10:38 PM 0.6 L

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.



AMZ650-670-241715-
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-
424 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
TONIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
EAST NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

$$

Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Wednesday, August 24, 2016


Don’t forget sunscreen and drink lots of water.

Sea of Abaco: Susan @ Calypso Pointe reports just a light wind chop.
Whale Cay Passage: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: Susan @ Calypso Pointe reports a light roll and light wind chop.
South Man-O-War: Nothing heard
Tilloo Cut: Nothing heard.
Little Harbour or North Bar: Nothing heard
Pelican Cay: We received a report that there’s a light chop and light wind there.
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 & Jill P

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   Miami Radar Link    Melbourne Radar Link    SE Radar Loop

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