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Small craft advisory in effect

November 27, 2022

The Barbados Meteorological Services has issued a small-craft advisory for Barbados.

This alert is issued when sea swells of 2.5 to 3.0 metres (8 to 10 feet) are forecast to affect the marine area within the next 36 hours.

Hazard Info:-

**** Hazard Info ****
Moderate to rough northerly swells ranging from 2.0 to 3.0 meters ( 7 to 10 ft ) in open water are expected across the eastern coast of Barbados. However, with the northerly swell direction above normal seas are likely across some northern and western coasts.

Key Message:
All marine craft operators and beachgoers should note the following possibilities along the coast and near the shore of this zone, due to the imminent marine threat:
Large open water northerly swells can be hazardous to some vessels.
Operation of smaller vessels can be difficult at times due to large swells.

This alert message is valid from noon, Sunday 27th November 2022 and will be TERMINATED at 6 am Wednesday, 30th November 2022 or sooner if conditions warrant.

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