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Public Forecast for The Bahamas and the Turks & Caicos Islands, November 27, 2017

#Bahamas, November 27, 2017 – Nassau

GENERAL SITUATION:  A QUASI-STATIONARY FRONT ALONG WITH A SURFACE TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE POCKETS OF UNSETTLED WEATHER ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS BEFORE DISSIPATING TODAY. ELSEWHERE, HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

 

NORTHWEST BAHAMAS

WEATHER: VARIABLE CLOUDINESS, BREEZY AND WARM WITH THE SLIGHT CHANCE OF ISOLATED SHOWERS TODAY. MOSTLY FAIR AND BREEZY WITH THE CHANCE OF A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS TONIGHT.

ADVISORY: A SMALL CRAFT CAUTION COMES INTO EFFECT BY THIS EVENING.

WINDS: NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVER OPEN WATERS BUT BECOMING NORTHEASTERLY AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVER OPEN WATERS BY THIS EVENING.

SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET OVER THE OCEAN TODAY BUT BUILDING UP TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVER THE OCEAN BY THIS EVENING.

 

CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS:

WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY AND WARM WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THE CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT.

ADVISORY:  A SMALL CRAFT CAUTION COMES INTO EFFECT BY TONIGHT FOR THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS. SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

WINDS: EAST-NORTHEAST TO EAST-SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVER OPEN WATERS TODAY BUT BECOMING NORTHEASTERLY AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVER OPEN WATERS BY TONIGHT IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS.

SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET OVER THE OCEAN TODAY BUT BUILDING UP TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVER THE OCEAN BY TONIGHT IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS.

 

DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURE:      84°F   29°C   

OVERNITE LOW TEMPERATURE:     72°F    22°C   

 

SUNRISE: 06:35AM             MOONRISE: 01:16PM                     LOW TIDE:  07:48AM

SUNSET:   05:20PM             MOONSET:   01:15AM TUE.          HIGH TIDE: 01:56PM

                                                                                                            LOW TIDE:  08:25PM        

                                                                                                            HIGH TIDE:  02:38AM TUE.

 

EXTENDED FORECAST: A WEAK HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL REMAIN CENTERED NORTH OF THE BAHAMAS. HOWEVER, AN INCREASE IN LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL ELEVATE RAIN CHANCES ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH MID-WEEK.

 

FORECAST FOR TUESDAY       

WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY, BREEZY AND WARM WITH THE CHANCE OF A FEW SCATTERED SHOWERS.

WINDS:  EASTERLY AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS

SEAS:  4 TO 7 FEET OVER THE OCEAN.

 

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY

WEATHER: VARIABLE CLOUDINESS, BREEZY AND WARM WITH A FEW SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THE CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

WINDS: NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS…EASTERLY AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS.

SEAS: 4 TO 7 FEET IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS…2 TO 4 FEET IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS.

 

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK: TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

 

FORECASTER: IAN V. MCKENZIE/and

 




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