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Saturday, May 23, 2015
( Marsh Harbour 26.54N, -77.06W )

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SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  414 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015  

SYNOPSIS......
 A COLD FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 29N76W BECOMES STATIONARY  TO CENTRAL FLORIDA. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E OF THE AREA SUN  WHILE THE STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATES. A LARGE AMPLITUDE TROUGH  WILL DEVELOP E OF THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK AND DRIFT WESTWARD  TOWARD THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH MIDWEEK.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Saturday, May 23, 2015
partlycloudy   
   Saturday:     10% Precip.  
   Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 83F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Saturday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Some clouds. Low 78F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.
partlycloudy   
   Sunday:     20% Precip.  
   Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 82F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Sunday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy. Low 78F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.
clear   
   Monday:     20% Precip.  
   Mostly sunny skies. High 82F. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph.
nt_clear   
   Monday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Generally fair. Low 77F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.
partlycloudy   
   Tuesday:     20% Precip.  
   Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 82F. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph.
nt_partlycloudy   
   Tuesday Night:     20% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy skies. Low 77F. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph.

2:00:58 AM

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

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
5/23/2015 Sat 12:39 AM 2.8 H
5/23/2015 Sat 07:15 AM 0.0 L
5/23/2015 Sat 01:09 PM 2.2 H
5/23/2015 Sat 07:17 PM 0.2 L
5/24/2015 Sun 01:28 AM 2.6 H
5/24/2015 Sun 08:05 AM 0.2 L
5/24/2015 Sun 02:02 PM 2.2 H
5/24/2015 Sun 08:11 PM 0.4 L
5/25/2015 Mon 02:19 AM 2.4 H
5/25/2015 Mon 08:55 AM 0.2 L
5/25/2015 Mon 02:57 PM 2.2 H
5/25/2015 Mon 09:09 PM 0.5 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.



AMZ650-670-240215-
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-
929 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

REST OF TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY AND
MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. 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.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN EXPOSED
AREAS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)
Saturday, May 23, 2015


Sea of Abaco: Troy at Dive Guana reports just a gentle ripple out there.
Whale Cay Passage: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: Nothing heard.
South Man-O-War: A boater reports "a great passage".
Tilloo Cut: A report of "virtually flat" was called in.
Little Harbour or North Bar: Wellington at Pete’s Pub reports LITTLE HARBOUR is "absolutely do-able!" HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Wellington!!.

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

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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
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