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3-DAY BAHAMAS MARINE FORECAST

MARINE WEATHER GRAPHIC

THIS IS THE MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 12AM TUESDAY 3RD FEBRUARY 2015, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 0900UTC.

GENERAL SITUATION: A VERY WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WILL CONTINUE PUSHING SOUTHEASTWARDS WHILE DISSAPPATING TODAY.

NORTHWEST BAHAMAS

WEATHER: NONE SIGNIFICANT.
WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 15 KNOTS AHEAD OF THE FRONT BECOMING NORTH TO NORHTEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS BEHIND THE FRONT.
SEAS: 3 TO 5 FEET AHEAD OF THE FRONT BECOMING 2 TO 4 FEET BEHIND THE FRONT.

CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS

WEATHER: NONE SIGNIFICANT.
WINDS: VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KNOTS
SEAS: LESS THAN THREE FEET OVER OPEN WATER

MOONRISE AT 5.55 PM AND MOONSET AT 6.32 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 7.22 AM AND LOW TIDE AT 1.04 AM
HIGH TIDE AT 7.39 PM AND LOW TIDE AT 1.46 PM

EXTENDED FORECAST: HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE WEATHER ACROSS THE ISLANDS WEDNESDAY AND SHIFT EASTWARDS AS ANOTHER FRONT PUSHES INTO THE BAHAMAS LATE THURSDAY/EARLY FRIDAY.

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY:
WEATHER: NONE SIGNIFICANT.
WINDS: EASTERLY AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET OVER OPEN WATERS.

FORECAST FOR THURSDAY:
ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT IN THE NW BAHAMAS URGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION
WEATHER: CHANCE FOR SHOWERS BY NIGHTFALL AS A FRONT MOVES INTO THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS.
WINDS: S TO SW 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE NW BAHAMAS AND SE TO S 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE CNTRL/SE BAHAMAS.
SEAS: 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE NW BAHAMAS AND 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE CNTRL/SE BAHAMAS.

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