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Bermuda Marine Forecast

This forecast covers an area out to 25 nautical miles from the coastline
Issued at 9:00 am - Friday, August 26, 2016
The next scheduled update will be issued at 11:30 am

Marine Synopsis -

A semi-stationary front to the near southeast will send a few showers into the area today through Saturday morning. Weak high pressure then builds to the north with light to moderate winds through Monday. Mainly slight seas build moderate to rough due to easterly swells on Sunday. Tropical Storm Gaston to our distant southeast continues to be closely monitored.

Today -

  Winds variable 5 knots, mainly southeasterly...  Isolated showers with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef calm to 1 ft... Outside the reef 2 to 4 ft...  Sunrise: 6:50 am.

Tonight -

  Winds variable 5 knots, mainly southeasterly to easterly...  Isolated showers with a slight chance of late night thunder and fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef calm to 1 ft... Outside the reef 2 to 4 ft...  Sunset: 7:50 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds southeasterly 5 to 8 knots, slowly backing easterly, becoming light and variable at times...  Isolated morning showers with a slight chance of early morning thunder and fair to poor visibility. Building easterly swells... Seas increasing, inside the reef calm to 1 ft... Outside the reef 1 to 3 ft inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 2 to 7 ft...  Sunrise: 6:51 am; Sunset: 7:48 pm.

Sunday -

  Winds easterly 5 to 8 knots, backing northeasterly in the evening...  Building easterly swells... Seas increasing, inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 10 ft...  Sunrise: 6:52 am; Sunset: 7:47 pm.

Monday -

  Winds north-northeasterly 5 to 8 knots, soon backing northerly...  Easterly swells begin decreasing in the evening... Seas inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 11 ft, decreasing during the evening...  Sunrise: 6:52 am; Sunset: 7:46 pm.

Tuesday -

  Winds northerly 4 to 8 knots, gradually backing northwesterly...  Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 8 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 6:53 am; Sunset: 7:45 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
Low: 10:01 am this morning: 0.3m/1ft, 10:51 pm tonight: 0.4m/1.3ft
High: 4:14 pm this afternoon: 1.1m/3.6ft, 4:38 am Saturday: 1m/3.3ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 29.9°C/85.8°F
Meteorologist: Michelle Pitcher, Observer: Chris Black