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Bahamas Public Forecast

Bahamas, June 29, 2017 – Nassau – THIS IS A PUBLIC FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT THURSDAY 29TH JUNE 2017 ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 12PM

GENERAL SITUATION:  A SURFACE TROUGH ACROSS THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WILL WEAKEN AND MOVE WEST OF THE AREA THIS EVENING AS FRONTAL BOUNDARY DISSIPATES NEAR CENTRAL FLORIDA. MEANWHILE LARGE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT BRISK WINDS OVER THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

SPECIAL WARNINGS: MARINERS AND BEACHGOERS ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SE BAHAMAS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR THE MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SURF ALONG EASTERN SHORELINES.

NORTHWEST BAHAMAS

WEATHER:  VARIABLE CLOUDS, HOT AND HUMID WITH WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS OR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY, SOME LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES. PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM TONIGHT WITH THE CHANCE OF A PASSING SHOWER OR TWO.

ADVISORY: BOATERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

WINDS: EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVER OPEN WATERS, FALLING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AT TIMES.

SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET OVER THE OCEAN.

CENTRAL AND  SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY, HOT AND BREEZY WITH PASSING SHOWERS OR A POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORM LIKELY TODAY. FEW CLOUDS AND BREEZY TONIGHT WITH THE CHANCE OF ONE OR TWO PASSING SHOWERS.

ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT CAUTION CONTINUES FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

WINDS:  EASTERLY AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVER OPEN WATERS.

SEAS: 4 TO 7 FEET OVER THE OCEAN.

DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURE  91 °F      33 °C

OVERNITE LOW TEMPERATURE 77 °F      25 °C

SUNSET: 8:03 PM  THU                   SUNRISE: 8:04 AM  FRI

MOONRISE: 12:03 PM THU             MOONSET: 1:18 AM FRI

HIGH TIDE: 1:10 PM THU                1:27 AM  FRI

LOW TIDE: 7:19 PM  THU               7:56 AM  FRI

WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY: PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY, HOT AND HUMID WITH FEW PASSING SHOWERS OR POSSIBLE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK: TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 5 DAYS.

 

FORECASTER: G. GREENE /C.G

 

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