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Public Forecast for The Bahamas and the Turks & Caicos islands, January 12, 2018

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#Bahamas, January 12, 2018 – Nassau – THIS IS THE PUBLIC FORECAST FOR 12:00 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT FRIDAY 12TH JANUARY 2018.   

GENERAL SITUATION: A MID LEVEL TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE UNSETTLED WEATHER ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS WHILE A COLD FRONT DRIFTS TOWARDS THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.

 

SPECIAL WARNINGS: MARINERS AND BEACHGOERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MAINLY AT EAST COAST BEACHES.  THE POTENTIAL FOR WATERSPOUT ACTIVITY AND FLOODING IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS CONTINUES DURING HEAVY PROLONGED RAINFALL EVENTS MAINLY IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

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AREA: NORTHWEST BAHAMAS

 

WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY AND A BIT BREEZY WITH FEW SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

 

ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

 

WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS

 

SEAS:  4 TO 7 FEET

 

AREA: CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS

 

WEATHER: VARIABLE CLOUDINESS WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

ADVISORY:   SMALL CRAFT CAUTION CONTINUES FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND AN ADVISORY REMAINS IN PLACE FOR THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

 

WINDS: SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH AT 15 TO 20KNOTS IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

 

SEAS:  4 TO 7 FEET IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND 5 TO 8 FEET IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

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DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURE                                    81°F    27°C   

OVERNITE LOW TEMPERATURE                                   68°F    20°C

 

SUNRISE:        6:57 AM SAT

SUNSET:         5:38 PM

MOONRISE:    4:02 AM SAT

MOONSET:     2:28 PM

HIGH TIDE:    4:39 PM     &     5:15 AM PM

LOW TIDE:     10:48 PM   &     11:43 AM SAT

 

OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW: PARTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

 

FORECASTER:  PATRICIA WEEKS/ac

 

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