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Bermuda Marine Forecast

This forecast covers an area out to 25 nautical miles from the coastline
Issued at 11:30 am - Friday, September 18, 2020
The next scheduled update will be issued at 4:30 pm
Small Craft Warning (Valid for  Tonight through Sunday )

Marine Synopsis -

High pressure ridging maintains largely fair weather for the moment with light to moderate south-southeasterly winds. Conditions then begin to deteriorate on Sunday as Hurricane Teddy is a threat to Bermuda and is expected to approach from the southeast. Winds increase with widespread rain and showers, while hazardous surf and swells develop.

Today -

  Winds south-southeasterly 8 to 12 knots...  Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 3 to 6 ft...  Sunrise: 7:05 am.

Tonight -

  Winds south-southeasterly 8 to 12 knots...  Building southeasterly swell... Seas increasing, inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 9 ft...  Sunset: 7:20 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds south-southeasterly 8 to 12 knots, backing easterly 12 to 18 knots by late evening, then increasing east-northeasterly 15 to 25 knots towards dawn...  Southeasterly swell becomes hazardous... Seas increasing, inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 7 to 11 ft inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 10 to 15 ft...  Sunrise: 7:05 am; Sunset: 7:18 pm.

Sunday -

  Winds east-northeasterly 15 to 25 knots gusts to 35 knots, increasing northeasterly 25 to 35 knots gusts to 50 knots in evening then north-northeasterly 40 to 50 knots gusts to 65 knots late night...  Isolated showers with fair visibility becoming scattered showers overnight with poor to very poor visibility, chance thunder. Hazardous southeasterly swell continues to build... Seas increasing, inside the reef 3 to 5 ft... Outside the reef 12 to 18 ft...  Sunrise: 7:06 am; Sunset: 7:17 pm.

Monday -

  Winds north-northeasterly 40 to 50 knots gusts to 65 knots, backing north-northwesterly and gradually easing 20 to 30 knots gusts 40 knots overnight...  Widespread rain and showers, chance thunder, with poor to very poor visibility, easing to scattered showers with fair to poor visibility later. Hazardous southeasterly swells become dangerous and back northeast later... Seas increasing, inside the reef 4 to 7 ft... Outside the reef 20 to 30 ft...  Sunrise: 7:07 am; Sunset: 7:16 pm.

Tuesday -

  Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 knots gusts to 40 knots, easing 15 to 20 knots towards late afternoon, further easing 12 to 18 knots overnight...  Scattered showers with fair to poor visibility becoming isolated later. Northeast swells remain hazardous... Seas inside the reef 3 to 5 ft... Outside the reef 15 to 25 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 7:07 am; Sunset: 7:14 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
Low: 4:08 pm this afternoon: 0.2m/0.7ft, 4:32 am Saturday: 0.2m/0.7ft
High: 10:17 pm tonight: 1.3m/4.3ft, 10:43 am Saturday: 1.3m/4.3ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 27.7°C/81.9°F
Meteorologist: Troy Anderson, Observer: Dana Masters