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Friday, November 21, 2014
( Marsh Harbour 26.54N, -77.06W )

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SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  400 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014  

SYNOPSIS......
 WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM 30N65W TO W  CENTRAL CUBA THIS MORNING WITH STRONG E TO NE FLOW N OF BOUNDARY  THROUGH NW BAHAMAS INTO STRAITS OF FLORIDA. HIGH PRES BEHIND  FRONT EXTENDS FROM N GULF OF MEXICO E ALONG 30N. MODERATE TO  FRESH WINDS OVER MUCH OF THE AREA FRI WILL BECOME FRESH TO STRONG  OVER THE WEEKEND AND MON AS HIGH PRES BUILDS BEHIND E MOVING FRONT.  A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST TUE AND LIE FROM  31N77W TO SEBASTIAN INLET TUE NIGHT.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Updated ~ Friday, November 21, 2014 6:00:58 AM
Friday
Rain showers along with windy conditions. High 74F. Winds NE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Friday Night
Overcast skies and windy. Low 71F. Winds ENE at 20 to 30 mph.
Saturday
Overcast skies and windy. High 77F. Winds E at 20 to 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Windy. Showers in the evening, with scattered thunderstorms arriving overnight. Low 74F. Winds E at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Sunday
Windy with scattered thunderstorms, especially in the morning. High 79F. Winds SE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Low 77F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph.
Monday
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning becoming more widespread in the afternoon. High 81F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

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

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
11/21/2014 Fri 12:40 AM 0.0 L
11/21/2014 Fri 06:55 AM 3.2 H
11/21/2014 Fri 01:25 PM 0.1 L
11/21/2014 Fri 07:10 PM 2.6 H
11/22/2014 Sat 01:21 AM -0.1 L
11/22/2014 Sat 07:37 AM 3.3 H
11/22/2014 Sat 02:09 PM 0.0 L
11/22/2014 Sat 07:53 PM 2.6 H
11/23/2014 Sun 02:04 AM -0.2 L
11/23/2014 Sun 08:20 AM 3.4 H
11/23/2014 Sun 02:53 PM -0.1 L
11/23/2014 Sun 08:38 PM 2.6 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.



AMZ650-670-220345-
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-
942 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014


SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING

REST OF TODAY
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND GALE FORCE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN
EXPOSED AREAS. NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
TONIGHT
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND GALE FORCE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS ROUGH IN EXPOSED AREAS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)

Friday, November 21, 2014


Sea of Abaco: A boat anchored in the Sea of Abaco reports it’s "rough out there".
Whale Cay: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: Susan at Mermaid Point reports 3-4’ roll, a 2-3’ wind chop, lots of white water, "very rough".
South Man-War: Nothing heard.
Tilloo Cut: Nothing heard.
Little Harbour and North Bar: Wellington at Pete’s Pub reports that LITTLE HARBOUR cut is rough!

Gordie at Cigatoo reminded us last 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
700 AM EST FRI NOV 21 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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