SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS
530 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015
HIGH PRES CENTERED NEAR 31N70W WILL SHIFT E ACROSS
THE NE WATERS TONIGHT. LOW PRES WILL ORGANIZE N OF THE AREA SUN
WITH THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE NW WATERS EARLY
MON. THE FRONT WILL WILL REACH FROM NEAR 31N65W TO 25N69W AND
WEAKEN TO THE SE BAHAMAS BY EARLY MON NIGHT...THEN EXTEND ALONG
27N TUE. HE EASTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT WILL STALL NEAR 25N65W
WED MORNING WHILE THE WESTERN PORTION LIFTS N ALONG THE FLORIDA
COAST AS A WARM FRONT IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM
EXPECTED TO EMERGE INTO THE FAR WESTERN PORTION WED NIGHT. THE
COLD FRONT WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL REACH FROM NEAR 31N74W TO 26N74W
TO CENTRAL CUBA BY EARLY THU AFTERNOON...AND FROM NEAR 31N70W TO
EASTERN CUBA BY THU NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED E
AND W OF THIS FRONT N AND NE OF THE BAHAMAS.
|*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Updated ~ Saturday, April 25, 2015 6:00:02 PM
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 70s.
Partly cloudy skies. Low 78F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Mainly sunny. High near 85F. Winds WSW at 15 to 25 mph.
Clear skies. Low 81F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High 84F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
A few clouds. Low 78F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 79F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
NOAA TIDES Pelican Harbor, Abaco. 26° 23'N -76° 58'W ***
|4/25/2015|| Sat|| 02:06 AM|| 2.6|| H|
|4/25/2015|| Sat|| 08:43 AM|| 0.2|| L|
|4/25/2015|| Sat|| 02:38 PM|| 2.1|| H|
|4/25/2015|| Sat|| 08:50 PM|| 0.3|| L|
|4/26/2015|| Sun|| 03:03 AM|| 2.5|| H|
|4/26/2015|| Sun|| 09:40 AM|| 0.3|| L|
|4/26/2015|| Sun|| 03:38 PM|| 2.1|| H|
|4/26/2015|| Sun|| 09:51 PM|| 0.4|| L|
|4/27/2015|| Mon|| 04:00 AM|| 2.4|| H|
|4/27/2015|| Mon|| 10:34 AM|| 0.3|| L|
|4/27/2015|| Mon|| 04:36 PM|| 2.2|| H|
|4/27/2015|| Mon|| 10:50 PM|| 0.4|| L|
Pelican Harbour Tides
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GULF STREAM CROSSING CONDITIONS TO SOUTH FLORIDA
(Updated in real time from NOAA)
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.
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
937 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015
REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
ALONG THE COAST AND 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
IN THE GULF STREAM. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST
TO SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
WINDS SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS ALONG THE COAST TO
WEST SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Sea of Abaco: Troy at Dive Guana reports east breeze at 10 knots, a gentle chop, but wind is forecast to be shifting later.
Whale Cay: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War : Sea Cove reports a good passage, with a 2-3’ swell.
South Man-War: Jay of SunDog reports a favorable 4 on their scale of 1 to 5, with a a 5-8 knot breeze from the west, a 1-2’ chop in the cut, and 3’ swells outside.
Tilloo: Nothing heard.
NORTH BAR AND LITTLE HARBOUR: Gordie at Cigatoo reports LITTLE HARBOUR has 5-10 mph from the SE; the cut is open and clear, with a 2’ NE swell, so it’s do-able in any boat; seas are 3-4’ offshore; the south Sea of Abaco has wavelets, so okay in a dinghy; air temperature is 79, humidity is 77% and dewpoint is 71; his barometer is on a slow rise at 30.00"; the moon is in its first quarter; the best fishing will be between 5:06 and 7:06; and Gordie reports that Winding Bay has received approval to build their 44-slip marina in the harbour.....
Gordie at Cigatoo reminded us last winter that, on our charts and gps, 1 degree is 60 nautical miles, 1 minute is 1/60th or 6,076 feet, and one second is 101 feet. Thanks, Gordie!
Thanks so much to our volunteers who give these reports!
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
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