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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 - Tuesday, January 26, 2021
The next scheduled update will be issued at 11:30 pm
Small Craft Warning (Valid for  This evening through Thursday morning)
Gale Warning (Valid for Late Thursday morning through Thursday afternoon)
Storm Warning (Valid for Late Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening)

Marine Synopsis -

A nearby front maintains patchy rain and showers for the moment with moderate to strong winds. A rapidly deepening low pressure system then approaches from the west on Thursday, bringing a period of very windy weather with an extended gale and brief storm force conditions. Winds then slowly subside into the weekend. Moderate to rough seas build very rough to high on Thursday.

Tonight -

  Winds west-southwesterly 18 to 24 knots, with stronger gusts in showers, veering westerly at times...  Patchy rain and embedded showers with fair to poor visibility, easing overnight... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 10 ft, decreasing during the night...  Sunset: 5:46 pm.

Wednesday -

  Winds westerly 18 to 24 knots, veering northwesterly 12 to 18 knots by evening, briefly variable 5 knots overnight, increasing southwesterly 18 to 24 knots towards dawn...  Patchy rain and embedded showers redeveloping with fair to poor visibility... Seas inside the reef 2 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 6 to 10 ft, decreasing inside the reef 1 to 3 ft... Outside the reef 5 to 9 ft...  Sunrise: 7:16 am; Sunset: 5:47 pm.

Thursday -

  Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 knots, increasing 35 to 45 knots with gusts 60 knots into the afternoon, then west-southwesterly 40 to 50 knots gusts 65 to 70 knots by late afternoon through evening while veering northwesterly, easing 35 to 45 knots gust 55 knots overnight...  Patchy rain with embedded showers during the morning with fair to poor visibility, becoming widespread rain and showers with chance thunder and poor to very poor visibility during afternoon... Seas inside the reef 4 to 7 ft... Outside the reef 20 to 30 ft, building...  Sunrise: 7:16 am; Sunset: 5:48 pm.

Friday -

  Winds northwesterly 30 to 40 knots gusts to 50 knots, tending west-northwesterly at times, easing 25 to 35 knots with gusts to 45 knots overnight...  Scattered to widespread squally showers with fair to very poor visibility and chance of thunder/small hail... Seas inside the reef 3 to 6 ft... Outside the reef 16 to 24 ft, decreasing during the night...  Sunrise: 7:15 am; Sunset: 5:49 pm.

Saturday -

  Winds west-northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, easing 18 to 24 knots during evening...  Scattered showers with fair to poor visibility become isolated by evening... Seas inside the reef 2 to 4 ft... Outside the reef 12 to 18 ft, decreasing...  Sunrise: 7:14 am; Sunset: 5:50 pm.

Tides at St George's (for Great Sound tides, add 10 minutes):
High: 7:04 pm this evening: 0.8m/2.6ft, 7:32 am Wednesday: 1.1m/3.6ft
Low: 12:49 am tonight: 0.3m/1ft, 2:01 pm Wednesday: 0.3m/1ft
Sea Surface Temperature: 17.8°C/64°F
Meteorologist: James Dodgson , Observer: Matthew Little