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ROUGH SEAS…SMALL CRAFT AND SEA BATHERS TO EXERCISE CAUTION

ROUGH SEAS…SMALL CRAFT AND SEA BATHERS TO EXERCISE CAUTION

November 17, 2015sea conditions1883Views

Synopsis: An approaching tropical wave will cause the atmosphere across the area to become a bit moist and unstable and increase the chances for shower activity.

Wx: Partly sunny skies in general today with one or two quick passing showers, becoming partly cloudy to cloudy this evening into tonight with periods of widely scattered showers developing.

Winds: E at 14-20kts..

Seas: Seas will remain moderate to locally rough over the next 24 – 36 hours producing  swells 1.5-2.1m or 5-7ft. Small craft operators and sea bathers should continue to exercise caution..

Atmospheric Pressure: Well above normal.

Sunset today:  5:41 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:26 am.

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