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BAHAMAS PUBLIC FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT TUESDAY 22ND AUGUST 2017

#Bahamas, August 22, 2017 – Nassau

GENERAL SITUATION:  THE NORTHERN PORTION OF A TROPICAL WAVE PRODUCES SOME UNSETTLED WEATHER ACROSS MOST OF THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS…WHILE A SURFACE TROUGH INFLUENCES WEATHER OVER THE NORTHERN ISLANDS.

SPECIAL WARNINGS: …MARINERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO BE ALERT FOR THE POTENTIAL OF WATERSPOUTS…

BEACHGOERS AND MARINERS SHOULD ALSO BE ALERT FOR THE HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ESPECIALLY ALONG NORTHERN AND EASTERN SHORELINES IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS…

NORTHWEST BAHAMAS

 WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY, HOT AND HUMID WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT.

ADVISORY:     ...EXPECT GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS…

WINDS:      EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVER OPEN WATERS.

SEAS:          2 TO 4 FEET OVER THE OCEAN.

CENTRAL & SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS

WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY AND A BIT BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

ADVISORY:     A SMALL CRAFT CAUTION IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS

WINDS:      EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS OVER OPEN WATERS IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS…& 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

SEAS:          3 TO 5 FEET OVER THE OCEAN IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS…& 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURE                  91       °F        33        °C       HEAT INDEX                           °F                    °C

OVERNITE LOW TEMPERATURE                 79       °F        26        °C       WIND CHILL                           °F                    °C

 

SUN                                                         

SUNSET:        7:38PM

SUNRISE:        6:47AM WED

 

MOON                                                     

MOONSET:         8:29PM                    

MOONRISE:       8:31AM WED.

     

TIDES

LOW TIDE:        3:02PM                       3:36AM         WED

HIGH TIDE:       9:15PM                       9:38AM         WED

WEATHER OUTLOOK: PARTLY CLOUDY AND HOT WITH WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK:

  1. DISORGANIZED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA AND ADJACENT WATER AREAS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF HARVEY. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CONDUCIVE FOR DEVELOPMENT WHEN THE SYSTEM MOVES OVER THE BAY OF CAMPECHE TONIGHT, AND A TROPICAL DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO FORM OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO ON WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY…THIS SYSTEM HAS A 90% FORMATION CHANCE THROUGH THE NEXT 5 DAYS.

 

  1. SHOWER ACTIVITY ASSOCIATED WITH A BROAD TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE NEAR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS REMAINS LIMITED. ANY DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SYSTEM DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS SHOULD BE SLOW TO OCCUR WHILE IT MOVES WEST-NORTHWESTWARD. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS COULD BECOME A LITTLE MORE CONDUCIVE FOR DEVELOPMENT BY THE WEEKEND. THIS SYSTEM HAS A 30% CHANCE OF FORMATION DURING THE NEXT 5 DAYS.

FORECASTER: K. WARD-FORBES/AA

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