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Marine Forecast

This forecast covers an area out to 25 nautical miles from the coastline Issued at 5:30 am - Tuesday, January 24, 2017 The next scheduled update will be issued at 11:30 am

Marine Area Outlook

Marine Synopsis - As a cold front moves through the area today, strong to gale force winds with higher gusts, rain, showers, and a risk of thunder persist into the afternoon as the front passes. Rain, showers and strong winds continue through tonight. Gales return Wednesday morning as a low to the north moves away from the area. Strong winds then return by Wednesday evening, lasting through Saturday. Showers develop on Friday. Rough to very rough seas prevail.

Today -

  Winds southerly 25 to 35 knots gusts to 50 knots, especially in exposed and elevated areas, decreasing southwesterly 20 to 30 knots with gusts to 45 knots by afternoon...  Patchy rain and showers, heavy at times, with a risk of thunder and fair to very poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 8 to 16 ft, decreasing during the night...  Sunrise: 7:18 am.

Tonight -

  Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 knots gusts to 45 knots, veering westerly and decreasing 18 to 24 knots during the evening, then increasing northwesterly 20 to 30 knots overnight...  Isolated to scattered showers with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 7 to 14 ft...  Sunset: 5:44 pm.

Wednesday -

  Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, increasing 25 to 35 knots with gusts to 45 knots during the morning, decreasing west-northwesterly 20 to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knots by late afternoon, backing westerly 18 to 24 knots overnight...  Isolated showers with mainly fair visibility. Building northwesterly swells... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 7 to 14 ft, increasing during the morning inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 9 to 18 ft...  Sunrise: 7:17 am; Sunset: 5:45 pm.

Thursday -

  Winds westerly 18 to 24 knots, decreasing southwesterly 12 to 18 knots during the morning, then increasing 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon, veering west-southwesterly overnight with gusts to 45 knots...  Isolated showers overnight with mainly fair visibility. Decaying northwesterly swells... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 7 to 14 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 7:17 am; Sunset: 5:46 pm.

Friday -

  Winds west-southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, decreasing 18 to 24 knots during the afternoon, increasing 20 to 30 knots overnight...  Isolated to scattered showers with fair to poor visibility... Seas increasing, inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 8 to 16 ft...  Sunrise: 7:16 am; Sunset: 5:47 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds west-southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, with gusts to 40 knots at times...  Isolated showers with mainly fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 7 to 14 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 7:16 am; Sunset: 5:48 pm.

Tides

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes)
High: 5:54 am this morning: 1m/3.3ft, 6:06 pm this evening: 0.8m/2.6ft
Low: 12:29 pm this afternoon: 0.3m/1ft, 12:12 am tonight: 0.3m/1ft

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