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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 - Friday, November 16, 2018
The next scheduled update will be issued at 11:30 pm
Small Craft Warning (Valid for  This evening through Tonight)
Thunderstorm Advisory (Valid for  This evening through Tonight)
Small Craft Warning (Valid for Late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon)

Marine Synopsis -

Expect strong southerly winds gusting to gale force and rough seas a cold frontal system draws closer from the west. This front will send rain and showers, perhaps heavy at times along with a risk of thunder from this evening through much of the overnight hours. High pressure settles in behind the front though remaining breezy with isolated showers with seas slowly abating through Sunday.

Tonight -

  Winds south-southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, gusts to gale force, rapidly veering northwesterly 8 to 12 knots after two am local time, then veering northerly 10 to 15 knots by dawn...  Scattered to widespread showers heavy at times with poor to very poor visibility and a risk of thunderstorms, gradually become isolated to scattered showers and patches of rain late overnight with fair to poor visibility. Southeasterly swells become southerly overnight while decaying... Seas inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 10 ft...  Sunset: 5:18 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds northerly 10 to 15 knots, gradually veering northeasterly 12 to 18 knots and increasing 15 to 20 knots late night...  Isolated to scattered showers and patchy rain with poor to very poor visibility and a decreasing risk of early thunderstorms. Patchy drizzle or showers persist thereafter with generally fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 8 ft, decreasing during the night inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 7 ft...  Sunrise: 6:50 am; Sunset: 5:17 pm.

Sunday -

  Winds northeasterly 18 to 22 knots, decreasing 12 to 18 knots by evening, then easing 8 to 12 knots during the late night...  Isolated drizzle or showers early with mainly fair visibility, slow improvement late... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 7 ft...  Sunrise: 6:51 am; Sunset: 5:17 pm.

Monday -

  Winds northeasterly 8 to 12 knots, becoming variable 4 to 8 knots by evening, settling southerly near dawn...  Isolated light showers with mainly fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 3 to 6 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 6:51 am; Sunset: 5:16 pm.

Tuesday -

  Winds southerly 5 to 10 knots, increasing southwesterly 12 to 18 knots later on...  Isolated showers with mainly fair visibility, becoming scattered showers with fair to poor visibility later in the day... Seas inside the reef calm to 1 ft... Outside the reef 3 to 5 ft, increasing during the evening...  Sunrise: 6:52 am; Sunset: 5:16 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
Low: 9:37 pm this evening: 0.5m/1.6ft, 10:06 am Saturday: 0.5m/1.6ft
High: 3:35 am tonight: 0.9m/3ft, 3:54 pm Saturday: 1m/3.3ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 24.1°C/75.4°F
Meteorologist: Gary Hall, Observer: Dana Masters