This forecast covers an area out to 25 nautical miles from the coastline Issued at 5:30 am - Saturday, October 20, 2018 The next scheduled update will be issued at 11:30 am
Marine Area Outlook
Marine Synopsis - High pressure to our north transits eastward with winds becoming southerly with decreasing seas today then building again as a cold front arrives Sunday evening. Showers develop late Sunday afternoon along with a chance of thunder and moderate to strong winds. Showers diminish Sunday night as high pressure returns on Monday though seas remain rough with continued moderate to strong winds.
Today -Winds easterly 10 to 15 knots, veering southeasterly in the afternoon... Isolated light showers with fair to good visibility... Seas inside the reef calm to 2 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 7 ft, decreasing during the afternoon... Sunrise: 7:26 am.
Tonight -Winds southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing southerly 15 to 20 knots overnight... Isolated light showers with mainly fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 3 to 6 ft... Sunset: 6:41 pm.
Sunday -Winds south-southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, gradually increasing 18 to 24 knots with stronger gusts near showers, sharply veering northwesterly 16 to 22 knots in the evening, then north-northwesterly overnight... Scattered to widespread showers crossing the area from late afternoon to evening with fair to poor visibility and a chance of thunderstorms... Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 8 ft, increasing during the evening inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 10 ft... Sunrise: 7:27 am; Sunset: 6:39 pm.
Monday -Winds northerly 16 to 22 knots, easing 12 to 18 knots by afternoon while slowly veering northeasterly through the evening and night... Isolated showers with mainly fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 10 ft, decreasing during the evening... Sunrise: 7:28 am; Sunset: 6:38 pm.
Tuesday -Winds northeasterly 12 to 18 knots, tending easterly at times overnight... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 8 ft, decreasing... Sunrise: 7:28 am; Sunset: 6:37 pm.
Wednesday -Winds northeasterly 5 to 10 knots, backing northerly by evening, increasing northwesterly 10 to 15 knots at night... Isolated showers with fair to poor visibility develop late overnight... Seas inside the reef calm to 2 ft... Outside the reef 3 to 6 ft... Sunrise: 7:29 am; Sunset: 6:36 pm.
|High:||6:09 am this morning: 1m/3.3ft,||6:30 pm this evening: 1.1m/3.6ft|
|Low:||12:32 pm this afternoon: 0.5m/1.6ft,||12:53 am tonight: 0.4m/1.3ft|
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