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Monday, February 20, 2017
( Marsh Harbour 26.54N, -77.06W )

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SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  327 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017  

SYNOPSIS......
 A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR  30N72W TO 27N71W TO THE BAHAMAS. THE LOW WILL MOVE TO NEAR 28N68W  LATER TODAY THEN WEAKEN TUE. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH OF 30N  TONIGHT AND EXTEND FROM 25N65W TO 24N72W TUE. HIGH PRES WILL  BUILD SOUTHWARD INTO THE AREA WED AND THU.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Monday, February 20, 2017
partlycloudy   
   Monday:     10% Precip.  
   A mix of clouds and sun. High 78F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Monday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 68F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
cloudy   
   Tuesday:     10% Precip.  
   Cloudy skies. High 76F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
nt_cloudy   
   Tuesday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Cloudy. Low 67F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
cloudy   
   Wednesday:     20% Precip.  
   Overcast. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 78F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph.
nt_chancerain   
   Wednesday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Cloudy with occasional rain showers. Thunder possible. Low 67F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
chancerain   
   Thursday:     10% Precip.  
   Overcast with rain showers at times. Thunder possible. High 77F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
nt_chancerain   
   Thursday Night:     30% Precip.  
   Cloudy with a few showers. Thunder possible. Low 66F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

3:30:26 AM

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

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
2/20/2017 Mon 03:09 AM 2.3 H
2/20/2017 Mon 09:42 AM 0.4 L
2/20/2017 Mon 03:23 PM 1.8 H
2/20/2017 Mon 09:39 PM 0.2 L
2/21/2017 Tue 04:05 AM 2.3 H
2/21/2017 Tue 10:38 AM 0.4 L
2/21/2017 Tue 04:20 PM 1.9 H
2/21/2017 Tue 10:34 PM 0.1 L
2/22/2017 Wed 04:57 AM 2.4 H
2/22/2017 Wed 11:30 AM 0.3 L
2/22/2017 Wed 05:13 PM 2.0 H
2/22/2017 Wed 11:25 PM 0.0 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.



AMZ650-670-201730-
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-
317 AM EST MON FEB 20 2017

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
TONIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS
ALONG THE COAST TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Sunday, February 19, 2017


Sea of Abaco conditions: Troy at Dive Guana reports 10-15 knots breeze, small whitecaps, do-able but bouncy.
Whale Cay: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: Nothing heard.
South Man-O-War: Jay of SunDog reports a favorable 4; there’s a light chop in the cut and 9 knots from the SW; there’s a minimum swell at sea.
Tilloo Cut: Nothing heard.
North Bar: Nothing heard.
Little Harbour: Gordie @ Cigatoo reports a kite flying day; SW breeze of 12-17; the cut is disorganized -- choppy but not dangerous; south Sea of Abaco is in the lee, a bit lumpy but okay; if you’re going south, there’s a 3-4’ swell near coastal; air temp is 76, water temp is 75, 88% humidity, dew point of 72, and barometer is steady at 30.07".

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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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:
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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
**** Provided by NOAA - Automatic update in Real-Time. Multiple - updates a day.



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