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Weather Conditions, Tropical Disturbance

A low pressure system has developed a couple of hundred miles north of Puerto Rico. This disturbance is interacting with an upper-level low and is producing a large area of cloudiness and disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity. There is some potential for the low to briefly acquire subtropical or tropical characteristics during the next day or so while it moves northwestward or north-northwestward. After that time, development is not expected when the system moves north-northeastward and merges with a frontal zone. Regardless of formation, locally heavy rainfall and possible flooding should continue across Puerto Rico and the Dominican
Republic through tonight. For additional information on the heavy rainfall threat, please consult products issued by your national meteorological service.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…20 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days…low…20 percent.

WEATHER FOR BAHAMAS AND TURKS AND CAICOS

WARNINGS: SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS AND SWIMMERS IN THE BAHAMAS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION DUE TO HAZARDOUS BOATING AND SWIMMING CONDITIONS, HIGH SURF CONDITIONS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF HAZARDOUS RIP CURRENTS

GENERAL SITUATION: A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT WEATHER FEATURE OVER THE BAHAMAS GENERATING PARTLY SUNNY , WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE ISLANDS, WHILE A SURFACE LOW NEAR THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS WILL GENERATE A FEW PASSING SHOWERS OVER THAT AREA

FOR ALL AREAS
WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY, WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS TODAY WITH THE SLIGHT CHANCE OF A BRIEF BUT LIGHT PASSING SHOWER MAINLY OVER THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS, BECOMING FAIR AND MILD TONIGHT

ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION

WINDS: NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 15-20 KNOTS TODAY BUT DECREASING NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 10-15 KNOTS LATER TONIGHT

SEAS RUNNING: 4-7 FEET TODAY BUT SUBSIDING 2-4 FEET THIS EVENING BUT UP TO 9 FEET IN MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY SWELLS

DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURE IN NASSAU 84F 29C
OVERNITE LOW TEMPERATURE IN NASSAU 73F 23C
SUNRISE AT 6.21 AM AND SUNSET AT 5.26 PM
MOONSET AT 5.55 AM AND MOONRISE AT 5.30 PM
HIGH TIDE AT 6.49 AM AND LOW TIDE AT 1.13 PM AND LOW AGAIN AT 7.07 PM

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