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Friday, September 18, 2020
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SYNOPSIS for the SW N Atlantic including the Bahamas  507 PM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020  

SYNOPSIS......
 HURRICANE Teddy is centered near 23.1N 57.0W 951 mb  at 5 PM EDT moving NW at 12 kt. Maximum sustained winds 110 kt  gusts 135 kt. Teddy will move to 24.5N 58.1W Sat morning, 26.5N  59.9W Sat afternoon, 28.1N 61.6W Sun morning, 29.7N 62.6W Sun  afternoon, 31.8N 62.5W Mon morning, and 35.6N 61.7W Mon  afternoon. Teddy will become extratropical as it moves to 43.2N  62.7W by Tue afternoon. Swell generated by Teddy will impact the  Bahamas this weekend. A strong cold front will move off the  southeastern U.S. coast Fri night, then gradually weaken and  become stationary from near Bermuda into southern Florida early  next week. Near GALE force northeast winds are expected north of  the Bahamas this weekend into early next week, along with  building seas.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Friday, September 18, 2020
 Friday  Precip.  Temp   WindHumidity Barometer
PartlyCloudyNight.gif8 PM  Partly cloudy skies  <1 %  90.8 °F   SW at 4 kts  69 % 29.96   
Clear.gif11 PM  Clear skies  <1 %  86.4 °F   SSW at 6 kts  70 % 29.99   
 Saturday  Precip.  Temp   WindHumidity Barometer
Sunny.gif8 AM  Sunny skies  <1 %  85.3 °F   SSW at 9 kts  74 % 29.98   
Sunny.gif2 PM  Sunny skies  <1 %  90.2 °F   WSW at 9 kts  75 % 29.97   
PartlyCloudyDay.gif5 PM  Partly cloudy skies  <1 %  90.7 °F   WNW at 8 kts  77 % 29.93   
Clear.gif8 PM  Clear skies  <1 %  89.1 °F   NW at 6 kts  76 % 29.96   
OccLightRain.gif11 PM  Patchy rain possible  <1 %  85.7 °F   NW at 3 kts  73 % 29.98   
 Sunday  Precip.  Temp   WindHumidity Barometer
PartlyCloudyDay.gif8 AM  Partly cloudy skies  31 %  86.7 °F   NW at 3 kts  74 % 29.97   
PartlyCloudyDay.gif2 PM  Partly cloudy skies  31 %  92.8 °F   NW at 4 kts  70 % 29.97   
OccLightRain.gif5 PM  Patchy rain possible  43 %  93.1 °F   NW at 5 kts  72 % 29.92   
OccLightRain.gif8 PM  Patchy rain possible  59 %  91 °F   N at 6 kts  74 % 29.96   
PartCloudRainThunderNight.gif11 PM  Patchy light rain with thunder  43 %  86.3 °F   NNE at 9 kts  75 % 29.98   
 Monday  Precip.  Temp   WindHumidity Barometer
ModRainSwrsDay.gif8 AM  Moderate or heavy rain shower  75 %  83.2 °F   ENE at 18 kts  78 % 29.97   
IsoRainSwrsDay.gif2 PM  Light rain shower  73 %  89.3 °F   ENE at 23 kts  77 % 30.01   
IsoRainSwrsDay.gif5 PM  Light rain shower  63 %  89.7 °F   NE at 25 kts  76 % 29.97   
Clear.gif8 PM  Clear skies  8 %  87.5 °F   NE at 24 kts  71 % 30.01   
PartlyCloudyNight.gif11 PM  Partly cloudy skies  9 %  84.4 °F   ENE at 22 kts  72 % 30.05   
 Tuesday  Precip.  Temp   WindHumidity Barometer
Sunny.gif2 PM  Sunny skies  9 %  86 °F   ENE at 17 kts  69 % 30.05   
 Wednesday  Precip.  Temp   WindHumidity Barometer
IsoRainSwrsDay.gif2 PM  Light rain shower  56 %  84.8 °F   E at 17 kts  77 % 30.03   
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9:43:45 PM

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NOAA TIDES Pelican Harbor, Abaco. 26° 23'N -76° 58'W *** TOP
Tides times are in Local Eastern: LST or LDT as appropriate.

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
9/18/2020 Fri 3:24 AM -0.07 L
9/18/2020 Fri 9:26 AM 3.72 H
9/18/2020 Fri 3:49 PM -0.09 L
9/18/2020 Fri 9:49 PM 3.67 H
9/19/2020 Sat 4:11 AM -0.14 L
9/19/2020 Sat 10:17 AM 3.82 H
9/19/2020 Sat 4:42 PM -0.06 L
9/19/2020 Sat 10:38 PM 3.53 H
9/20/2020 Sun 4:58 AM -0.12 L
9/20/2020 Sun 11:08 AM 3.81 H
9/20/2020 Sun 5:36 PM 0.06 L
9/20/2020 Sun 11:29 PM 3.33 H

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GULF STREAM CROSSING CONDITIONS TO SOUTH FLORIDA (Updated in real time from NOAA) TOP

       

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SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20nm to 60nm:

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
Short Term Forecast
Small Craft Advisory

AMZ575-191100-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-
405 PM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020


SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM
SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH

TUESDAY EVENING

TONIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet with a dominant period 11 seconds.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a
dominant period 11 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.
Slight chance of thunderstorms. Slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to
9 feet with a dominant period 9 seconds. Chance of showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 10 to 13 feet. Showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 12 to
16 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

MONDAY
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 12 to 16 feet.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 11 to 15 feet. Slight chance
of showers.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 10 to 13 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet. Slight
chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 15 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet. Slight
chance of showers.

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No Passages Reports relayed
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2019


Looks like Fuel docks are open:
Lighthouse Marina on Elbow Cay, Orchid bay and Treasure for sure,Green Turtle Club. MOW. Schooner Bay,
Sunset Marine in Black Sound (Gas and Diesel), Green Turtle Cay
John AKA BB
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Thanks to Captain Plug for manning the VHF68 for a modified Cruiser’s Net at various times.

God Bless and Best of Luck getting back in course.... BB

Watch for debris in area waters and harbors.

Lorraine M, remote from FL


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TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK from NOAA - Updated real time ****    Hurricane models key Codes   TOP

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 PM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane 
Teddy, located over the central Atlantic, on recently upgraded 
Tropical Storm Beta, located over the western Gulf of Mexico, on 
Tropical Storm Wilfred, located over the eastern tropical Atlantic, 
and on Subtropical Storm Alpha, located inland over northwestern 
Portugal.

Post-Tropical Cyclone Paulette is located near the western Azores. 
The cyclone is forecast to move southward for the next couple of 
days and then stall over marginally warm waters a few hundred miles 
south of the Azores by the end of the weekend.  The cyclone could 
redevelop tropical characteristics late this weekend or early next 
week while it moves little.  For more information about marine 
hazards associated with this system, see High Seas Forecasts issued 
by Meteo France. 
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...30 percent. 
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...40 percent.

Another tropical wave is forecast to move off the west coast of 
Africa by early Saturday. Some slow development of the system will 
be possible thereafter while it moves generally west-northwestward 
over the far eastern Atlantic.  
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent. 
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.

&&

Public Advisories on Tropical Storm Wilfred are issued under WMO 
header WTNT33 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT3. 
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Storm Wilfred are issued 
under WMO header WTNT23 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT3.

Public Advisories on Subtropical Storm Alpha are issued under WMO 
header WTNT34 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT4. 
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Storm Wilfred are issued 
under WMO header WTNT24 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT4.

High Seas Forecasts issued by Meteo France can be found under WMO 
header FQNT50 LFPW and available on the web at 
www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-marine/bulletin/grandlarge/ 
metarea2

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