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Marine Forecast 18th August 2015

MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24HOURS FROM 6PM TUESDAY 18TH AUGUST 2015 ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 2100 UTC

WARNINGS: BOATERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF WATERSPOUTS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.

GENERAL SITUATION: THE COMBINATION OF A TROPICAL WAVE AND A MID LEVEL TROUGH IN THE VICINITY OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS AND FLORIDA IS CREATING UNSETTLED WEATHER OVER THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS

ALL AREAS:

ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT CAUTION IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS. BOATERS SHOULD ALSO BE ALERT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WINDS: SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS…15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND TURKS AND CAICOS

SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL AND 4 TO 6 IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS

WEATHER: SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TOMORROW.

MOONSET: 10:08 PM HIGH TIDE: 11:09 PM
MOONRISE: 10:52 AM WED LOW TIDE: 05:26 AM WED
HIGH TIDE: 11:35 AM WED
LOW TIDE: 05:48 PM WED

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK : SEE NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM DANNY


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