Bermuda Marine Forecast
This forecast covers an area out to 25 nautical miles from the coastline
Issued at 11:30 pm - Friday, January 18, 2019
The next scheduled update will be issued at 5:30 am
Marine Synopsis - A weak cold front crossing Bermuda later tonight brings moderate to strong winds for a time ahead of a thin band of showers. High pressure dominates tomorrow with settled conditions, light winds and smooth to slight seas. Winds increase strong through Sunday as a new active cold front approaches from the west. Rain, showers and gale force winds are expected for late Sunday night and early Monday morning, while seas gradually build very rough.
Winds southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing southwesterly 15 to 20 knots for a time tonight, then easing west-northwesterly 10 to 15 knots near dawn...
Isolated showers with fair visibility, becoming scattered for a time with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 3 to 5 ft...
Sunset: 5:39 pm.
Winds northwesterly 8 to 12 knots, easing to 5 knots in the afternoon, becoming light and variable in the evening, and settling southeasterly 10 to 15 knots overnight...
Isolated showers with mainly fair visibility, clearing through the morning... Seas inside the reef 1 to 2 ft... Outside the reef 3 to 5 ft, decreasing during the afternoon inside the reef calm to 1 ft... Outside the reef 2 to 4 ft...
Sunrise: 7:20 am; Sunset: 5:40 pm.
Winds southeasterly 8 to 12 knots, increasing southerly 18 to 24 knots by afternoon, then 25 to 35 knots with gusts 45 knots late evening and night...
Isolated evening showers with fair visibility, becoming scattered to widespread rain and showers overnight with fair to poor visibility and a chance of thunderstorms... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 10 ft, increasing during the night...
Sunrise: 7:19 am; Sunset: 5:41 pm.
Winds south-southwesterly 25 to 35 knots gusts to 45 knots, veering westerly 20 to 30 knots into afternoon and west-northwesterly overnight and possibly increasing 25 to 35 for a time...
Widespread rain and showers with a decreasing chance of thunderstorms and fair to very poor visibility, clearing for a time before isolated showers with fair visibility return later on... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 8 to 17 ft...
Sunrise: 7:19 am; Sunset: 5:42 pm.
Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, easing 15 to 25 knots in the evening, then northerly 12 to 18 knots overnight...
Isolated showers with fair visibility, mainly early... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 8 to 16 ft, decreasing during the night...
Sunrise: 7:18 am; Sunset: 5:43 pm.
Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
||12:07 am tonight: 0.2m/0.7ft,
||1:13 pm Saturday: 0.2m/0.7ft
||6:43 am Saturday: 1.2m/3.9ft,
||6:58 pm Saturday: 0.9m/3ft
Sea Surface Temperature:
Meteorologist: Andrea Pedrini,
Observer: Dana Masters