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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 - Tuesday, January 21, 2020
The next scheduled update will be issued at 11:30 am
Small Craft Warning (Valid for  Wednesday )

Marine Synopsis -

A low has developed to our southwest, along the lingering front to our south, and this will keep streaming patchy light rain through our area. A moderate north wind persists while seas remain rough. Conditions briefly settle Tuesday, before another, more complex low pressure system brings strong winds, possible gales, widespread showers, and very rough seas as it travels up the nearly stationary boundary to our south and passes to our near east mid to late week.

Today -

  Winds northerly 10 to 15 knots, veering northeasterly overnight, possible decrease to 5 to 10 knots briefly overnight...  Isolated showers within patchy light rain with fair to poor visibility, improvement in afternoon... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 8 ft, decreasing during the morning...  Sunrise: 7:19 am.

Tonight -

  Winds northerly 10 to 15 knots...  Chance of showers with fair to good visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 6 ft...  Sunset: 5:42 pm.

Wednesday -

  Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 knots, increasing 20 to 30 knots gusts to 40 to 45 knots in afternoon, veering east-northeasterly 25 to 35 knots overnight...  Isolated showers becoming patchy to widespread rain and showers with fair to poor visibility... Seas increasing, inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 8 ft increasing, inside the reef 3 to 5 ft... Outside the reef 9 to 15 ft...  Sunrise: 7:18 am; Sunset: 5:43 pm.

Thursday -

  Winds northeasterly 25 to 35 knots gusts to 45 knots, backing northerly 20 to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knots late morning...  Widespread rain and showers with fair to poor visibility... Seas increasing, inside the reef 3 to 6 ft... Outside the reef 14 to 22 ft...  Sunrise: 7:18 am; Sunset: 5:44 pm.

Friday -

  Winds northerly 20 to 30 knots gusts to 40 knots, veering north-northwesterly late night...  Isolated showers with fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 3 to 5 ft... Outside the reef 12 to 18 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 7:18 am; Sunset: 5:44 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds north-northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, veering east-northeasterly late night...  Isolated showers with fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 9 to 13 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 7:17 am; Sunset: 5:45 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
High: 5:43 am this morning: 1.1m/3.6ft, 5:56 pm this afternoon: 0.9m/3ft
Low: 12:26 pm this afternoon: 0.3m/1ft, 12:01 am tonight: 0.2m/0.7ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 19.5°C/67.1°F
Meteorologist: Kimberley Zuill, Observer: Dana Masters