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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
( Marsh Harbour 26.54N, -77.06W )

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SYNOPSIS for the SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas  359 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017  

SYNOPSIS......
 A cold front reaching from 31N65W to 25N72W to the  central Cuba near 23N80W will move SE and reach from 26N65W by  early Thu before stalling and eventually dissipating along 22N  into Fri. Strong winds ahead of the front near 30N will diminish  this evening. A ridge will build along 25N through Thu in the wake  of the front. Another cold front will move off the NE Florida  coast early Fri, reach from Bermuda to South Florida Sat, then  reach from 24N65W to eastern Cuba early Sun.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Wednesday, December 13, 2017
clear   
   Wednesday:     0 % Precip.  
   Clear. Lows overnight in the low 60s.
nt_clear   
   Wednesday Night:     0 % Precip.  
   Clear skies. Low 61F. Winds light and variable.
clear   
   Thursday:     0 % Precip.  
   Mostly sunny skies. High 74F. Winds light and variable.
nt_clear   
   Thursday Night:     0 % Precip.  
   Clear. Low 64F. Winds light and variable.
clear   
   Friday:     0 % Precip.  
   Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 78F. Winds light and variable.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Friday Night:     0 % Precip.  
   Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight. Low 66F. Winds light and variable.
clear   
   Saturday:     0 % Precip.  
   Generally sunny. High 79F. Winds light and variable.
nt_mostlycloudy   
   Saturday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy skies early will become overcast later during the night. Low 71F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

4:00:25 PM

Lightning Map

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

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
12/13/2017 Wed 04:34 AM 2.7 H
12/13/2017 Wed 11:00 AM 0.2 L
12/13/2017 Wed 04:47 PM 2.3 H
12/13/2017 Wed 11:07 PM -0.1 L
12/14/2017 Thu 05:24 AM 2.7 H
12/14/2017 Thu 11:52 AM 0.2 L
12/14/2017 Thu 05:36 PM 2.3 H
12/14/2017 Thu 11:51 PM -0.1 L
12/15/2017 Fri 06:09 AM 2.8 H
12/15/2017 Fri 12:38 PM 0.1 L
12/15/2017 Fri 06:21 PM 2.2 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:

AMZ575-140930-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-
350 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

Small craft should exercise caution this evening

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west late. Seas
5 to 6 feet, subsiding to 3 to 4 feet late. A dominant period 8
seconds.

THURSDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant
period 6 seconds.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet
with a dominant period 6 seconds.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers.

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Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM),
Wednesday, December 13, 2017


Sea of Abaco: Sea Monster reports 1’ chop, winds are light, not bad at all.
South Sea of Abaco: Brian @ Done Rovin’ reports calm with no white water, slight wind chop.
Whale Cay: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: Buddy @ Calypso Pointes reports 2-3’ roll with lots of choppy white caps.
South Man-O-War : Nothing heard
Tilloo Cut: Nothing heard.
Little Harbour: Brian @ Done Rovin’ reports calm, cut is in the lee, it is a 4 1/2 on his 1 to 5 scale. Remember it can change with the tide.
North Bar: Nothing heard
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 and Jill

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 Thu Nov 30 2017

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 2017 Atlantic hurricane season.  Routine issuance of the
Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on June 1, 2018.  During the
off-season, Special Tropical Weather Outlooks will be issued as
conditions warrant.

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Emergency Preparedness Suggestions
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
**** Provided by NOAA - Automatic update in Real-Time. Multiple - updates a day.



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