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Bermuda Marine Forecast

This forecast covers an area out to 25 nautical miles from the coastline
Issued at 11:30 pm - Friday, December 15, 2017
The next scheduled update will be issued at 5:30 am
Small Craft Warning (Valid for  Tonight through Sunday morning)

Marine Synopsis -

A deepening low transiting to our north drives a cold front across Bermuda late Saturday morning with a few showers and very rough seas. Strong south-westerlies sharply veer northwest by afternoon to gradually ease moderate late Sunday, when seas abate moderate as well. A ridge building into the region from the west behind the front ensures improving conditions thereafter.

Tonight -

  Winds southwesterly 18 to 24 knots, soon increasing 20 to 25 knots...  Isolated short-lived showers with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 8 ft, increasing during the night...  Sunset: 5:15 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds west-southwesterly 20 to 30 knots gusts to 40 knots, veering west-northwesterly 20 to 25 knots around midday, then easing northwesterly 18 to 22 knots by evening...  Scattered to widespread showers with fair to poor visibility, becoming isolated by the evening and gradually clearing overnight... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 8 to 13 ft, decreasing during the night inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 7 to 10 ft...  Sunrise: 7:13 am; Sunset: 5:15 pm.

Sunday -

  Winds northwesterly 18 to 22 knots, easing 12 to 18 knots in the afternoon and further 8 to 12 knots overnight, backing west-northwesterly near dawn...  Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 9 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 7:14 am; Sunset: 5:16 pm.

Monday -

  Winds westerly 8 to 12 knots, increasing 12 to 18 knots by evening and further 15 to 20 knots late night...  Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 7 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 7:14 am; Sunset: 5:16 pm.

Tuesday -

  Winds westerly 15 to 20 knots, backing southwesterly 18 to 22 knots by afternoon...  Isolated showers with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 3 to 6 ft...  Sunrise: 7:15 am; Sunset: 5:17 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
Low: 12:32 am tonight: 0.3m/1ft, 1:42 pm Saturday: 0.3m/1ft
High: 7:13 am Saturday: 1.1m/3.6ft, 7:28 pm Saturday: 0.9m/3ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 21.4°C/70.5°F
Meteorologist: Andrea Pedrini, Observer: Matthew Little