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Public Forecast 22 Jan 2015

GENERAL SITUATION: A WEAK HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL PROVIDE PLEASANT CONDITIONS ACROSS THE BAHAMAS AS IT GRADUALLY BUILDS OVER THE AREA.

NO GALE WARNINGS:
FOR ALL AREAS

WINDS: NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS AND NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 12 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS & Turks and Caicos.
SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET OVER THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS AND 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS and Turks and Caicos.
WEATHER: SLIGHT CHANCE OF A PASSING SHOWER.

MOONRISE: 8:25 AM MOONSET: 8:23 PM

HIGH TIDE: 8:54 AM & HIGH TIDE: 9:20 PM
LOW TIDE: 03:19 PM & LOW TIDE: 3:31AM FRI.

EXTENDED FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS: A DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL MOVE ACROSS FLORIDA INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC WHILE DRAGGING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS ON SATURDAY.

FORECAST FOR FRIDAY
WINDS: EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS AND EASTERLY AT 15 KNOTS IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.
SEAS RUNNING: 3 TO 5 FEET OVER THE OCEAN FOR ALL AREAS.
WEATHER: FEW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

FORECAST FOR SATURDAY
ADVISORY: AN ADVISORY FOR THE NW BAHAMAS AND A CAUTION FOR THE CENTRAL AND SE BAHAMAS DURING THE MORNING HOURS.
WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS AND EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS AT FIRST, VEERING SW TO WEST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH TO SW IN THE SE BAHAMAS AND TURKS AND CAICOS AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS.
SEAS: 6 TO 9 FEET OVER THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS AND 4 TO 6 FEET AT FIRST IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND TURKS AND CAICOS, DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS.
WEATHER: PARTLY SCATTERED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY ALONG THE FRONT IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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