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Cane Garden Bay based on this forecast? #208703
11/10/2019 09:21 PM
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Should I be concerned that this weather.gov forecast is telling me northwest swell 4-5 feet if I want to head to Cane Garden Bay tomorrow? Thanks for any advice.

AMZ715-111330-
Coastal Waters of Northern USVI and Culebra out 10 NM-
906 PM AST Sun Nov 10 2019

MONDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 11 seconds.
Northwest swell 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. Isolated
showers.

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Re: Cane Garden Bay based on this forecast? [Re: Kryssa] #208705
11/10/2019 09:38 PM
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Attached a couple other forecasts as well.

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Re: Cane Garden Bay based on this forecast? [Re: Kryssa] #208708
11/10/2019 10:53 PM
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Yes, it will be very bumpy in CGB. Stay in West End or JVD until the swells pass.

Re: Cane Garden Bay based on this forecast? [Re: Kryssa] #208718
11/11/2019 06:25 AM
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Thanks - and it’s not getting any better. We’re heading to Great Harbor JVD.

AMZ715-112030-
Coastal Waters of Northern USVI and Culebra out 10 NM-
357 AM AST Mon Nov 11 2019

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION


TODAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 11 seconds.
Northwest swell 4 to 6 feet. Scattered showers.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. North
swell 4 to 5 feet in the evening. Isolated showers.

Re: Cane Garden Bay based on this forecast? [Re: Kryssa] #208721
11/11/2019 07:17 AM
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Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
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It's pretty rolly here today. The SE corner is pretty protected and would be fine but the dinghy dock will be tough to navigate today and tomorrow.

Re: Cane Garden Bay based on this forecast? [Re: Kryssa] #208723
11/11/2019 07:24 AM
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If you are on a cat the SE corner will be fine. That’s not a really large swell.
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Re: Cane Garden Bay based on this forecast? [Re: Kryssa] #208728
11/11/2019 08:01 AM
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The swells although small have started affecting the north anchorages last night they’re predicting 4-5’ N swells this evening which will make it very uncomfortable.

Re: Cane Garden Bay based on this forecast? [Re: Kryssa] #209503
11/20/2019 10:43 AM
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FYI: I think the channel markers for the reef are still missing.

Re: Cane Garden Bay based on this forecast? [Re: SailWest] #209505
11/20/2019 11:06 AM
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The green one was there a couple weeks ago.

Re: Cane Garden Bay based on this forecast? [Re: tradewinds] #209515
11/20/2019 12:31 PM
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Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
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Originally Posted by tradewinds
The green one was there a couple weeks ago.

Correct. The green one is still in place today.


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