This alert message is valid from 12 noon on Sunday and will be terminated at 6 am Wednesday, November 30 or sooner if conditions warrant.
A small-craft advisory 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: 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 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.