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Monday, January 16, 2017
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SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  341 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017  

SYNOPSIS......
 WINDS AND SEAS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN ZONES WILL  CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THROUGH THIS EVENING. GENTLE TO MODERATE  WINDS WILL DOMINATE MUCH OF THE AREA...WITH MODERATE TO FRESH  WINDS S OF 22N...THROUGH WED. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE N  WATERS BY WED NIGHT AND MOVE ACROSS THE NE PART ON THU ACCOMPANIED  BY AN INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Monday, January 16, 2017
partlycloudy   
   Monday:     20% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Monday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Some clouds. Low 69F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy   
   Tuesday:     10% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy. High 77F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Tuesday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy skies. Low 68F. Winds light and variable.
partlycloudy   
   Wednesday:     20% Precip.  
   Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 77F. Winds light and variable.
nt_clear   
   Wednesday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Clear to partly cloudy. Low 67F. Winds light and variable.
clear   
   Thursday:     10% Precip.  
   Mostly sunny skies. High 76F. Winds light and variable.
nt_clear   
   Thursday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Clear. Low near 65F. Winds light and variable.

4:00:25 PM

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

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
1/16/2017 Mon 04:53 AM -0.3 L
1/16/2017 Mon 11:00 AM 2.8 H
1/16/2017 Mon 05:32 PM -0.4 L
1/16/2017 Mon 11:31 PM 2.4 H
1/17/2017 Tue 05:44 AM -0.1 L
1/17/2017 Tue 11:47 AM 2.6 H
1/17/2017 Tue 06:18 PM -0.2 L
1/18/2017 Wed 12:22 AM 2.4 H
1/18/2017 Wed 06:37 AM 0.1 L
1/18/2017 Wed 12:35 PM 2.4 H
1/18/2017 Wed 07:05 PM -0.1 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.



AMZ650-670-171515-
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-
935 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017


SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO EAST SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
THURSDAY
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
WINDS SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY AND
FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Monday, January 16, 2017


Sea of Abaco conditions: Buddy @ Calypso Pointe reports calm in the Lee but bouncy in the middle.
Whale Cay: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: Buddy @ Calypso Pointe reports 2-3’ roll with a 1-2’ chop, good day go out.
South Man-O-War: Jay @ Sun Dog reports a bouncy 3: usable but bouncy and wet. Breaking 2-3’ waves, 5’ swells at seas. East winds 14 kts gusting to 17.
Tilloo Cut: Betsy @ Rock Point reports no waves breaking in cut, white caps in the big pond, bouncybut doable.
North Bar: Nothing heard.
Little Harbour: Jan on Tamore went out with 15 boats reports nothing breaking with the cut, 4-6’ gentle swell with a bit of chop.

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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   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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