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Bermuda Marine Forecast

This forecast covers an area out to 25 nautical miles from the coastline
Issued at 4:30 pm - Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The next scheduled update will be issued at 11:30 pm
Small Craft Warning (Valid for Late This afternoon until Thursday evening)

Marine Synopsis -

Low pressure continues to influence the area with a chance of thunder mainly to the west through north late tonight. Occasionally strong winds will decrease later on Thursday as high pressure builds in. Seas will also abate moderate at this time before conditions ramp back up Friday night as a cold front approaches, with strong winds, showers and building seas.

Tonight -

  Winds west-southwesterly 16 to 22 knots, decreasing 14 to 18 knots at times, veering northwesterly late overnight...  Scattered showers with a chance of thunder late overnight and fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 8 to 13 ft, decreasing...  Sunset: 5:48 pm.

Thursday -

  Winds northwesterly 14 to 18 knots, increasing 18 to 22 knots at times through afternoon, then backing westerly 10 to 15 knots overnight...  Scattered showers decreasing in coverage later with mainly fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 10 ft, decreasing during the afternoon inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 8 ft...  Sunrise: 7:15 am; Sunset: 5:49 pm.

Friday -

  Winds west-northwesterly 8 to 12 knots, backing southwesterly by noon, increasing 12 to 18 knots in the afternoon, then 20 to 30 knots at night, veering west-northwesterly overnight...  Patchy showers developing at night with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 7 ft, increasing during the night...  Sunrise: 7:14 am; Sunset: 5:50 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds west-northwesterly 25 to 30 knots gusts to 40 knots, veering northwesterly at night...  Patches of showers becoming scattered with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 10 to 16 ft, increasing during the afternoon...  Sunrise: 7:14 am; Sunset: 5:51 pm.

Sunday -

  Winds northwesterly 18 to 22 knots, decreasing 12 to 16 knots during the afternoon...  Seas inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 10 to 18 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 7:13 am; Sunset: 5:52 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
Low: 9:27 pm this evening: 0.3m/1ft, 10:45 am Thursday: 0.3m/1ft
High: 3:56 am tonight: 1m/3.3ft, 4:11 pm Thursday: 0.8m/2.6ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 19.6°C/67.3°F
Meteorologist: Robert Howlett, Observer: Wayne Little