Small craft and high surf advisories for Barbados

Small craft and high surf advisories are in effect for Barbados for above normal easterly swell heights

A small craft advisory is issued when sustained winds of 20 to 25 knots and/or sea swells of 2.5 to 3.0 meters (8 to 10 feet) are affecting or forecast to affect the marine area within the next 36 hours.

A high surf advisory is issued when breaking wave action poses or is forecast to pose a threat to life and property within the surf zone during the next 36 hours.

Strong surface winds associated with the Atlantic high-pressure system are expected to result in a deterioration of sea swells from Thursday night, throughout the weekend and into next week.

Moderate to rough sea swells ranging from 2.0 to 3.0 meters (7 to 10 ft) in open water are expected throughout this swell event.

This message is valid from 6 p.m. Thursday and will be updated at 6 p.m. on Friday, or sooner if conditions warrant. (PR/SAT)

 

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