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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 - Thursday, April 24, 2014
The next scheduled update will be issued at 11:30 am
Small Craft Warning (Valid for  Today through Friday )

Marine Synopsis -

The low and associated cold front have moved off to our east, but winds remain strong with gusts to gale force and seas build moderate to very rough this evening. High pressure will build in from the west over the next few days decreasing winds and seas on Friday and into Saturday before another front approaches overnight.

Today -

  Winds northwesterly 22 to 32 knots gusts to 42 knots...  Seas significantly lower in the lee to the southeast... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 15 ft, increasing during the evening...  Sunrise: 6:40 am.

Tonight -

  Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 knots...  Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 18 ft...  Sunset: 7:55 pm.

Friday -

  Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, decreasing 18 to 24 knots in the afternoon, further decreasing 12 to 18 knots by evening, backing west-northwesterly 10 to 15 knots overnight...  Seas significantly lower in the lee to the southeast... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 16 ft, decreasing during the evening inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 12 ft...  Sunrise: 6:39 am; Sunset: 7:55 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds westerly 8 to 12 knots, backing southwesterly 10 to 15 knots by afternoon, increasing 12 to 18 knots overnight...  Isolated showers by evening, becoming scattered overnight, with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 10 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 6:38 am; Sunset: 7:56 pm.

Sunday -

  Winds northwesterly 12 to 18 knots...  Isolated morning showers with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 7 ft...  Sunrise: 6:36 am; Sunset: 7:57 pm.

Monday -

  Winds northwesterly 18 to 24 knots...  Seas increasing, inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 9 ft...  Sunrise: 6:35 am; Sunset: 7:57 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
Low: 11:18 am this morning: 0.3m/1ft, 11:44 pm tonight: 0.3m/1ft
High: 5:28 pm this afternoon: 1m/3.3ft, 5:58 am Friday: 1m/3.3ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 23.1°C/73.6°F
Meteorologist: Robert Howlett, Observer: Chris Black