Bulletin #4

Date: Friday 23rd of February 2018
ISSUED AT: 04:13 PM

SOME IMPROVEMENT....NORTHERLY SWELLS TO AFFECT
COASTLINES FOR THE NEXT 12 TO 18 HOURS


Reports reaching the Trinidad and Tobago
Meteorological Service (TTMS) indicate that this
northerly swell event has peaked over the past few
hours and although there has been some improvement
in sea conditions, the swells continue to affect
coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago. This swell
event is forecast to continue affecting coastlines
for the next 12 to 18 hours.


These northerly swells are reaching up to 3.0m
in open waters and near 1.5m in sheltered areas.
Conditions may be exacerbated during high tide
especially along sheltered areas and northern
coastlines. A rapid decrease in wave heights is
expected by tomorrow afternoon (Saturday 24th
February, 2018).


SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS, SEA BATHERS AND ALL OTHER
MARINE INTERESTS ARE ASKED TO CONTINUE TO EXERCISE
CAUTION IN ANY SEA RELATED ACTIVITIES.


The TTMS is closely monitoring sea conditions and
will issue an update at 12:00 p.m. tomorrow,
Saturday 24th February 2018, or earlier if the
situation warrants.

Saide Shakeer
Meteorologist