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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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SYNOPSIS for the SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas  1114 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018  

SYNOPSIS......
 A cold front extending from 31N76W the Straits of  Florida will stall and dissipate tonight. A second cold front  will move over the northwest waters Fri night. This front will  reach from near 31N72W to the Straits of Florida Sat night, and  from near 31N66W to 25N72W to west-central Cuba by Sun night. High  pressure will build in the wake of the front.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Wednesday, April 25, 2018
chancetstorms   
   Wednesday:     80% Precip.  
   Thunderstorms this morning, then partly cloudy during the afternoon hours. High 82F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
nt_clear   
   Wednesday Night:     0 % Precip.  
   Clear skies. Low 69F. Winds light and variable.
chancetstorms   
   Thursday:     50% Precip.  
   Sunny in the morning then increasing clouds with some scattered thunderstorms later in the day. High 84F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
nt_chancetstorms   
   Thursday Night:     50% Precip.  
   Variably cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Low 72F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
partlycloudy   
   Friday:     20% Precip.  
   Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 84F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
nt_tstorms   
   Friday Night:     80% Precip.  
   Partly cloudy during the evening with thunderstorms becoming likely overnight. Low 71F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.
chancetstorms   
   Saturday:     60% Precip.  
   Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Partly cloudy skies late. High 82F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
nt_clear   
   Saturday Night:     10% Precip.  
   Clear. Low 71F. Winds light and variable.

2:30:25 AM

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NOAA TIDES Pelican Harbor, Abaco. 26° 23'N -76° 58'W *** TOP
All tides times are in Eastern Standard Time - (When in daylight saving time ADD one hour - APX Mar 11th to Nov. 4th)

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
4/25/2018 Wed 04:09 AM 2.80  H
4/25/2018 Wed 10:41 AM -0.12  L
4/25/2018 Wed 04:44 PM 2.63  H
4/25/2018 Wed 11:03 PM -0.05  L
4/26/2018 Thu 05:07 AM 2.80  H
4/26/2018 Thu 11:35 AM -0.23  L
4/26/2018 Thu 05:40 PM 2.80  H
4/27/2018 Fri 12:01 AM -0.14  L
4/27/2018 Fri 06:00 AM 2.79  H
4/27/2018 Fri 12:23 PM -0.32  L
4/27/2018 Fri 06:30 PM 2.94  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:

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-
340 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

TONIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15
knots late in the evening, then becoming west after midnight and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots towards daybreak. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with a dominant period 8 seconds.

THURSDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 8 seconds.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period
8 seconds.

FRIDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of
showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers in the morning.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.

MONDAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM) l
Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Sea of Abaco: Rosie reports just a slight chop at the north end of Elbow Cay.
South Sea of Abaco: Brian @ Don Rovin’ reports a slight wind chop but not white water.
Whale Cay: Nothing heard.
North Man-O-War: No La Hala reports a 2-3’ roll and a 1’ chop.
South Man-O-War : Nothing heard.
Tilloo Cut: Nothing heard.
North Bar: Nothing heard.
Little Harbour: Brian @ Don Rovin’ reports 2-3’ breakers in the cut, a little white water, and he gives it a 2-1/2 on his 1 to 5 scale.

Thanks to all who call in 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 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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 * Some web site references used:
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   Miami Radar Link    Melbourne Radar Link    SE Radar Loop

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