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Small craft advisory issued

December 13, 2021

A small craft advisory is in effect for Barbados for above normal swell heights.

The advisory is issued as sustained winds of 20 to 25 knots and 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.

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 or already occurring marine threat:

Large open water swells can be hazardous to some vessels, while the operation of smaller vessels can be difficult at times due to large swells.

This alert message is valid from 7:00 am today, Tuesday 14 December 2021 and will be terminated at 6:00 pm on Wednesday 15 December 2021 or sooner if conditions warrant.

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