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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  453 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014  

SYNOPSIS......
 A NEARLY STATIONARY TROUGH OVER THE FAR SE WATERS WILL  SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH THU NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL BRUSH THE  NORTHERN CENTRAL AND NE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT BEFORE  MOVING E OF THE BASIN THU NIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL SETTLE IN  ACROSS THE REGION FRI...AND MOVE E OF THE AREA SAT. ANOTHER COLD  FRONT WILL MOVE INTO WATERS N OF 29N BY SUN NIGHT.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Updated ~ Wednesday, April 23, 2014 5:01:38 AM
Wednesday
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 79F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear skies. Low 72F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 78F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Low 73F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 79F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A few clouds from time to time. Low 74F. Winds light and variable.
Saturday
Partly cloudy. High near 80F. Winds light and variable.

Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Sea of Abaco: Troy at Dive Guana reports NW breeze and just a light chop.
Whale Cay: A boater transitting to the north reports NNE breeze and 3-5’ (occasional 7’) seas, "pretty good".
North Man-O-War: Nothing heard.
South Man-War: Jay at Sun Dog reports a favorable 4: a light breeze at 5 knots from the NW, 1-2’ chop, nothing breaking and a long 3’ swell.
Tilloo Cut: Patrick at Cracker P’s reports light breaks, and it looks clear for passage.
Little Harbour and North Bar: Pete’s Pub reports LITTLE HARBOUR cut has a west breeze at 5 knots and just a 3’ swell.

Gordie at Cigatoo reminded us this winter that, on our charts and gps, 1 degree is 60 nautical miles, 1 minute is 1/60th or 6,000.076 feet, and one second is 101 feet. Thanks, Gordie!


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Marsh Harbour 1/1/2013 Magnetic Declination = -8° 20' 5" changing by -4.2' per year
NOAA TIDES Pelican Harbor, Abaco. 26° 23'N -76° 58'W *** TOP

DATE_DAY_TIME_PRED_FTHIGH_LOW
4/23/2014 Wed 03:29 AM 2.8 H
4/23/2014 Wed 10:04 AM 0.0 L
4/23/2014 Wed 04:07 PM 2.5 H
4/23/2014 Wed 10:26 PM 0.0 L
4/24/2014 Thu 04:33 AM 2.8 H
4/24/2014 Thu 11:05 AM -0.1 L
4/24/2014 Thu 05:11 PM 2.7 H
4/24/2014 Thu 11:32 PM 0.0 L
4/25/2014 Fri 05:34 AM 2.8 H
4/25/2014 Fri 12:01 PM -0.3 L
4/25/2014 Fri 06:10 PM 2.9 H

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GULF STREAM CROSSING CONDITIONS TO SOUTH FLORIDA (Updated in real time from NOAA) ***** TOP

       
JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH 20nm to 60nm:

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.



AMZ650-670-231715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
430 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

TODAY
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 6 TO 11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS
LIGHT CHOP.
TONIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST 6 TO 11 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
5 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL
WATERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY
ALONG THE COAST...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KNOTS OR LESS.
WINDS SOUTHEAST 5 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE GULF
STREAM...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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 * Some web site references used:
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  http://www.caribwx.com/latest.html  Caribbean Weather Center: chris@mwxc.com
  Bahamas Dept of Meteorology.
  NOAA NWS Marine Forecast   Caribbean Sea Offshore Waters Forecast
  Accuweather.com    Miami Radar Link    Melbourne Radar Link    SE Radar Loop

*** Tide info: NOAA - All times are listed in Local Standard Time(LST) or, Local Daylight Time (LDT), All heights are in feet referenced to Mean Lower Low Water
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