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Bermuda Marine Forecast

This forecast covers an area out to 25 nautical miles from the coastline
Issued at 5:30 am - Friday, February 03, 2023
The next scheduled update will be issued at 11:30 am
Small Craft Warning (Valid for  This morning to This afternoon)
Gale Warning (Valid for  This afternoon through This evening)
Small Craft Warning (Valid for  Tonight through Sunday evening)

Marine Synopsis -

As a warm front lifts further to the north, windy conditions develop before an active cold front is dragged through the area later today with scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms. Moderate to strong southwesterly winds increase strong with gusts to gale force before veering northwesterly tonight. High pressure then passes to our north over the weekend while moderate seas build rough today and persist over the weekend.

Today -

  Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, increasing 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon, gusting 40 to 50 knots, then veering west-northwesterly and easing slightly during the evening...  Early patchy rain and embedded showers with fair to poor visibility, easing by afternoon... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 8 ft, increasing during the afternoon...  Sunrise: 7:12 am.

Tonight -

  Winds west-northwesterly 20 to 25 knots gusts to 30 to 40 knots, veering northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the night...  Scattered to widespread showers developing with isolated to scattered thunderstorm and fair to poor visibility overnight... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 9 to 13 ft...  Sunset: 5:54 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds north-northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, veering northerly and easing slightly by afternoon, then veering north-northeasterly and easing 12 to 18 knots by evening then easing northeasterly 10 to 15 knots overnight...  Isolated to occasionally scattered showers with fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 10 to 14 ft, decreasing during the night inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 8 to 12 ft...  Sunrise: 7:11 am; Sunset: 5:55 pm.

Sunday -

  Winds east-northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, veering east-southeasterly by evening then southeasterly 15 to 25 knots towards dawn...  Patchy rain and showers developing overnight with fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 10 ft, decreasing during the afternoon...  Sunrise: 7:10 am; Sunset: 5:56 pm.

Monday -

  Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, veering southerly and increasing 20 to 30 knots during the day, gusting 45 to 55 knots, veering westerly 20 to 25 knots during the evening then northwesterly overnight...  Isolated to scattered showers with fair to poor visibility becoming scattered to widespread later with chance thunder and poor to very poor visibility... Seas increasing, inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 7 to 11 ft...  Sunrise: 7:10 am; Sunset: 5:57 pm.

Tuesday -

  Winds north-northwesterly 16 to 22 knots, veering northerly during the day then north-northeasterly overnight...  Chance isolated to occasionally scattered showers with fair visibility, easing by afternoon... Seas inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 7 to 11 ft...  Sunrise: 7:09 am; Sunset: 5:57 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
High: 7:03 am this morning: 1m/3.3ft, 7:15 pm this evening: 0.8m/2.6ft
Low: 1:50 pm this afternoon: 0.3m/1ft, 1:16 am tonight: 0.3m/1ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 19.6°C/67.3°F
Meteorologist: Anton Wiltshire, Observer: Christa Gierlinger-Russo