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Friday, October 31, 2014
( Marsh Harbour 26.54N, -77.06W )

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SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  1019 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014  

SYNOPSIS......
 LOW PRES NEAR 21N65W 1008 MB WILL MOVE N ALONG 65W  DISSIPATING BY SAT MORNING. A WEAK COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO NEAR  DAYTONA BEACH FLORIDA WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH FRI. A STRONGER  COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS BY SAT MORNING REACHING  FROM 31N71W TO EASTERN CUBA SUN MORNING...FROM BERMUDA TO THE  WINDWARD PASSAGE SUN NIGHT...STALLING AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATING  FROM 28N65W TO PUERTO RICO MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Updated ~ Friday, October 31, 2014 5:00:57 AM
Friday
A good deal of sunshine. High around 80F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Low 74F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny skies. Becoming windy during the afternoon. High 77F. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph.
Saturday Night
A few clouds from time to time. Gusty winds diminishing after midnight. Low 66F. Winds NW at 20 to 30 mph.
Sunday
Partly cloudy skies. High 73F. Winds NNW at 15 to 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening with more clouds for later at night. Low near 70F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph.
Monday
Cloudy. High 74F. Winds NE at 15 to 25 mph.

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

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
10/31/2014 Fri 02:24 AM 2.7 H
10/31/2014 Fri 08:39 AM 0.5 L
10/31/2014 Fri 02:52 PM 3.1 H
10/31/2014 Fri 09:29 PM 0.4 L
11/1/2014 Sat 03:32 AM 2.8 H
11/1/2014 Sat 09:49 AM 0.5 L
11/1/2014 Sat 03:57 PM 3.1 H
11/1/2014 Sat 10:30 PM 0.2 L
11/2/2014 Sun 03:37 AM 3.0 H
11/2/2014 Sun 09:58 AM 0.4 L
11/2/2014 Sun 03:59 PM 3.1 H
11/2/2014 Sun 10:27 PM 0.1 L

Pelican Harbour Tides

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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.



AMZ650-670-011000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
419 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014


SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM
SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH

SUNDAY MORNING

TONIGHT
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND GALE FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. EAST SWELL AROUND 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. EAST NORTHEAST
SWELL AROUND 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

MONDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS.

$$

Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Friday, October 31, 2014


Sea of Abaco: Neil at Ruma Kami reports a light chop.
Whale Cay: Nothing heard
North Man-O-War: Nothing heard.
South Man-War: Neil at Ruma Kami reports nothing breaking on the reef.
Tilloo Cut: Nothing heard
Little Harbour and North Bar: Wellington at Pete’s Pub reports LITTLE HARBOUR is flat calm, do-able with west winds.

Gordie at Cigatoo reminded us this winter that, on our charts and gps, 1 degree is 60 nautical miles, 1 minute is 1/60th or 6,000.076 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 - Updated real time **** TOP
NOAA tropical Forcast

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
200 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.
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  Sources for Wind & Significant Wave Height & Direction Graphics:
   Wind/Wave Height Forcast         WaveWatch III forcast       Wind - Marsh Harbour
        Wind - Rocky Point, Green Turtle         Wind Predictions - Sailflow


 * Some web site references used:
  WUnderground.com
  http://www.caribwx.com/latest.html  Caribbean Weather Center: chris@mwxc.com
  Bahamas Dept of Meteorology.
  NOAA NWS Marine Forecast   Caribbean Sea Offshore Waters Forecast
  Accuweather.com    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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