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Bermuda Marine Forecast

This forecast covers an area out to 25 nautical miles from the coastline
Issued at 4:30 pm - Friday, February 28, 2020
The next scheduled update will be issued at 11:30 pm
Small Craft Warning (Valid for  Saturday through Sunday morning)

Marine Synopsis -

A front continues to move away to the east as a weak ridge builds in offering a brief reprieve of settled conditions and moderate seas. Another cold front, with a much colder air mass behind it, then sweeps over us on Saturday night bringing a return to wet and windy weather along with possible gale force gusts. Seas build to rough by Saturday afternoon and will persist into Monday.

Tonight -

  Winds west-northwesterly 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwesterly 12 to 18 knots overnight...  Isolated showers with fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 8 ft...  Sunset: 6:15 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds west-southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing west-southwesterly 20 to 30 knots towards evening, veering westerly 18 to 24 knots overnight...  Isolated showers with fair visibility become scattered showers with fair to poor visibility from afternoon... Seas inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 8 to 10 ft, increasing during the afternoon inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 9 to 12 ft...  Sunrise: 6:47 am; Sunset: 6:16 pm.

Sunday -

  Winds westerly 18 to 24 knots, veering west-northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during morning, then north-northwesterly 12 to 18 knots late night...  Scattered showers with fair to poor visibility, easing during afternoon to isolated showers with fair visibility... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 10 to 13 ft, increasing during the afternoon...  Sunrise: 6:45 am; Sunset: 6:17 pm.

Monday -

  Winds north-northwesterly 12 to 18 knots, gradually becoming variable 5 to 10 knots towards evening...  Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 8 to 13 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 6:44 am; Sunset: 6:18 pm.

Tuesday -

  Winds variable 5 to 10 knots, settling southerly 5 to 10 knots towards afternoon, then veering south-southwesterly 10 to 15 knots overnight...  Seas inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 8 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 6:43 am; Sunset: 6:18 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
Low: 5:15 pm this afternoon: 0.3m/1ft, 5:40 am Saturday: 0.4m/1.3ft
High: 11:45 pm tonight: 1m/3.3ft, 11:46 am Saturday: 0.9m/3ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 19°C/66.2°F
Meteorologist: Alex Young, Observer: Chris Black