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Sunday, August 30, 2015
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*** Tropical Warning Cone Graphic Below ***
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  1056 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015  

SYNOPSIS......
 PRES GRADIENT BETWEEN THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE  ERIKA LOCATED OVER THE SE GULF OF MEXICO AND A 1022 MB HIGH PRES  LOCATED NEAR 32N68W WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE AN AREA OF FRESH TO  STRONG SE-S WINDS ACROSS THE BAHAMAS AND THE WATERS BETWEEN CUBA  AND THE BAHAMAS. THIS AREA OF WINDS WILL EXTEND NORTHWARD JUST OFF  THE FLORIDA PENINSULA THROUGH TONIGHT. OTHERWISE...HIGH PRES OVER  THE NE PORTION OF THE AREA WILL SHIFT SLOWLY SOUTH AND GRADUALLY  WEAKEN THROUGH THU.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Sunday, August 30, 2015
chancetstorms   
   Sunday:     90% Precip.  
   Thunderstorms likely early. Lows overnight in the low 80s.
nt_chancetstorms   
   Sunday Night:     90% Precip.  
   Thunderstorms during the evening will give way to mostly cloudy skies after midnight. Low 82F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
mostlycloudy   
   Monday:     20% Precip.  
   Mostly cloudy skies. High 87F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Monday Night:     10% Precip.  
   A few clouds. Low 81F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy   
   Tuesday:     20% Precip.  
   Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 87F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Tuesday Night:     20% Precip.  
   A few clouds from time to time. Low 81F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms   
   Wednesday:     40% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 86F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
nt_clear   
   Wednesday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Mostly clear skies. Low 81F. Winds light and variable.

3:00:01 PM

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

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
8/30/2015 Sun 03:08 AM -0.1 L
8/30/2015 Sun 09:07 AM 3.6 H
8/30/2015 Sun 03:27 PM -0.2 L
8/30/2015 Sun 09:32 PM 3.8 H
8/31/2015 Mon 03:56 AM -0.2 L
8/31/2015 Mon 09:58 AM 3.7 H
8/31/2015 Mon 04:20 PM -0.2 L
8/31/2015 Mon 10:22 PM 3.7 H
9/1/2015 Tue 04:45 AM -0.2 L
9/1/2015 Tue 10:51 AM 3.8 H
9/1/2015 Tue 05:14 PM -0.1 L
9/1/2015 Tue 11:13 PM 3.5 H

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.



AMZ650-670-311200-
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-
809 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015


SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR WINDS

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Sunday, August 30, 2015


Sea of Abaco: Buddy at Penrod Point it’s rough, but better than yesterday; just take your time.
Whale Cay Passage: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: Buddy at Penrod Point reports a 2 - 3’ roll and a 1 - 2’ chop on top.
South Man-O-War: Nothing heard.
Tilloo Cut: Nothing heard.
Little Harbour or 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 Jill P

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK from NOAA - Updated real time **** TOP
NOAA tropical Forcast

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Fred, located which is nearing the Cape Verde Islands.

The remnants of Erika, a trough of low pressure over the eastern
Gulf of Mexico, continue to produce areas of heavy rains over
portions of the Florida peninsula, the Florida Keys, and the
western half of Cuba. Upper-level winds are expected to remain
unfavorable for development, and tropical cyclone formation is not
expected.  Additional information on this system can be found in
local forecast products issued by the National Weather Service and
the meteorological service of Cuba.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...near 0 percent

&&

Public Advisories on Tropical Storm Fred are issued under WMO
header WTNT31 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT1.
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Storm Fred are issued under WMO
header WTNT21 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT1.

$$
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   Miami Radar Link    Melbourne Radar Link    SE Radar Loop

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