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Bermuda Marine Forecast

This forecast covers an area out to 25 nautical miles from the coastline
Issued at 11:30 am - Thursday, April 22, 2021
The next scheduled update will be issued at 4:30 pm
Small Craft Warning (Valid for  This afternoon )
Thunderstorm Advisory (Valid for  Ended )

Marine Synopsis -

A nearby cold front to the south maintains strong winds and showers with the risk of thunder through much of the day. A second cold front will approach this evening veering winds and bringing additional showers. A strong ridge of high pressure will build in from the west, ushering in fair weather from Friday. This settled pattern persists through much of the weekend easing winds light and variable for a time on Saturday. Moderate seas briefly build rough on Friday.

Today -

  Winds west-southwesterly 16 to 22 knots, with stronger gusts in showers, occasionally southwesterly, tending westerly and easing slightly towards evening...  Isolated showers to occasionally scattered showers and patchy mist with fair to poor visibility, chance of thunder, particularly in the southern quadrants... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 8 ft, decreasing during the afternoon...  Sunrise: 6:42 am.

Tonight -

  Winds westerly 12 to 18 knots, veering north-northwesterly later in the evening, then backing northwesterly overnight...  Isolated showers with mainly fair visibility, easing towards dawn... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 4 to 7 ft...  Sunset: 7:53 pm.

Friday -

  Winds northwesterly 12 to 18 knots, gradually easing 8 to 12 knots by overnight period...  Isolated to scattered morning showers with mainly fair visibility, soon clearing... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 8 ft, increasing during the morning inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 9 ft...  Sunrise: 6:41 am; Sunset: 7:54 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds northwesterly 8 to 12 knots, becoming variable 5 knots during afternoon, then settling southeasterly 8 to 12 knots late night...  Chance of an isolated shower with fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 8 ft, decreasing during the morning...  Sunrise: 6:40 am; Sunset: 7:55 pm.

Sunday -

  Winds south-southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, soon increasing southerly 16 to 22 knots, then veering south-southwesterly overnight with higher gusts in showers...  Isolated showers developing towards evening, becoming scattered overnight with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 3 to 6 ft...  Sunrise: 6:39 am; Sunset: 7:55 pm.

Monday -

  Winds southwesterly 16 to 22 knots, with higher gusts in showers, veering northwesterly 10 to 15 knots later...  Patchy rain and scattered to widespread showers with fair to poor visibility and chance thunder, becoming isolated showers overnight with mainly fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 8 ft, increasing during the morning...  Sunrise: 6:38 am; Sunset: 7:56 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
High: 5:45 pm this afternoon: 0.9m/3ft, 6:10 am Friday: 1m/3.3ft
Low: 11:38 pm tonight: 0.3m/1ft, 12:21 pm Friday: 0.3m/1ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 20.4°C/68.7°F
Meteorologist: Troy Anderson, Observer: Christa Gierlinger-Russo