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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
( Marsh Harbour 26.54N, -77.06W )

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*** TROPICAL HURRICANE FORCAST ADDED BELOW FOR HURRICANE SEASON ***

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLANTIC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS  520 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014  

SYNOPSIS......
 A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST  LATE TONIGHT AND STALL FROM 31N76W TO 29N80W LATE TUE NIGHT.  REMNANTS OF THE FRONT WILL DRIFT BACK TO WARDS THE W ON WED AND  THU AND PASS BACK OVER THE NE FLORIDA COAST THROUGH LATE FRI  NIGHT. A RIDGE WILL MEANDER FROM 34N54W TO STRAITS OF FLORIDA  THROUGH THE PERIOD. LOW PRESSURE CURRENTLY NEAR 10N35W 1010 MB  IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY BECOME BETTER ORGANIZED...POSSIBLY INTO  A TROPICAL CYCLONE...WITH ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS SPREADING N  ACROSS THE WATERS E OF THE LEEWARDS ON FRI NIGHT AND SAT.    

*Marine Forecast For Abacos ~ Updated ~ Tuesday, July 29, 2014 6:05:35 PM
Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 70s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy skies. Low 79F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High around 85F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy skies early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later at night. Low 78F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Thursday
Variable clouds with scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon. High near 85F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy skies. Low 79F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 84F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Passage conditions: (Updated by 9 AM)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Sea of Abaco: Troy at Dive Guana reports sw @ 15k,white caps, bouncy but do-able
Whale Cay: Nothing heard
North Man-O-War: Nothing heard.
South Man-War: Nothing heard.
Tilloo Cut: Nothing heard
Little Harbour and North Bar: Wellington at Pete’s Pub reports light wind from the SW , do-able

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!

Thanks so much to our volunteers who give these reports!

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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
7/29/2014 Tue 04:40 AM 0.3 L
7/29/2014 Tue 10:32 AM 2.7 H
7/29/2014 Tue 04:42 PM 0.4 L
7/29/2014 Tue 10:47 PM 3.0 H
7/30/2014 Wed 05:15 AM 0.3 L
7/30/2014 Wed 11:10 AM 2.7 H
7/30/2014 Wed 05:21 PM 0.5 L
7/30/2014 Wed 11:23 PM 2.9 H
7/31/2014 Thu 05:50 AM 0.4 L
7/31/2014 Thu 11:49 AM 2.7 H
7/31/2014 Thu 06:02 PM 0.6 L

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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.



AMZ650-670-300230-
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-
409 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS ALONG THE
COAST TO SOUTH SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE GULF STREAM.
SEAS LESS THAN 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY AND
FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET. INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INTRACOASTAL WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.

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TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK from NOAA - Updated real time **** TOP

NOAA tropical Forcast
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 PM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
Satellite images indicate that showers and thunderstorms associated
with an area of low pressure located about 1400 miles east of the
southern Windward Islands are currently limited.  This system
remains well organized, however, and it could develop into a
tropical depression tonight or tomorrow while it moves westward
or west-northwestward near 15 mph.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...70 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...70 percent.
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 * Some web site references used:
  WUnderground.com
  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

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