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Bahamas Public Forecast

#Bahamas, September 25, 2017 – Nassau – THIS IS A PUBLIC FORECAST FOR TODAY AND TONIGHT MONDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER 2017 ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS OF METEOROLOGY AT 6AM

GENERAL SITUATION:  A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS INTO THE BAHAMAS IN THE WAKE OF MARIA CONTINUES TO SUPPORT SOME UNSETTLED WEATHER ACROSS THE AREA WHILE ROUGH SEAS CONTINUES TO PERSIST THROUGHOUT THE BAHAMAS.

SPECIAL WARNINGS: MARINERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR POTENTIAL WATERSPOUTS… ALSO, BOATERS AND BEACHGOERS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION DUE TO LARGE OCEAN SWELLS, ROUGH SURF AND THE HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE NORTH AND EAST COAST BEACHES.

ALL AREAS

WEATHER: PARTLY SUNNY, HOT AND HUMID WITH WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. MAINLY FAIR AND WARM TONIGHT.

ADVISORY: A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT. BOATERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WINDS:  VARIABLE AT 10 KNOTS OR LESS OVER OPEN WATERS.

SEAS: 3 FEET OR LESS, BUT UP TO 10 TO 13 FEET IN MODERATE TO LARGE NORTH TO NORTHEASTERLY SWELLS OVER THE OCEAN.

DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURE           91 °F       33 °C

OVERNITE LOW TEMPERATURE          79 °F       26 °C

SUNRISE:       7:00AM                                                         SUNSET:       7:03PM

MOONRISE: 11:43AM                                                         MOONSET: 10:58PM

HIGH TIDE: 12:05PM                           &                             12:23AM TUE

LOW TIDE:   5:30PM                             &                              6:31AM TUE

EXTENDED FORECAST: A SURFACE TROUGH WILL EXTEND INTO THE BAHAMAS THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT THEN BECOME DIFFUSE THURSDAY AS THE SWELL GENERATED BY MARIA WILL SLOWLY DECAY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

FORECAST FOR TUESDAY   

WEATHER: PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY, HOT AND HUMID WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WINDS: VARIABLE AT 10 KNOTS OR LESS OVER OPEN WATERS

SEAS: 3 FEET OR LESS, BUT UP TO 13 FEET IN MODERATE TO LARGE NORTH TO NORTHEASTERLY SWELLS OVER THE OCEAN.

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY

WEATHER: PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY, HOT AND HUMID WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WINDS: VARIABLE AT 10 KNOTS OR LESS OVER OPEN WATERS.

SEAS: 3 FEET OR LESS, BUT UP TO 12 FEET IN MODERATE TO LARGE NORTH TO NORTHEASTERLY SWELLS OVER THE OCEAN.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK: PLEASE SEE NEWS ITEM ON HURRICANE MARIA, LOCATED SEVERAL HUNDRED MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS, NORTH CAROLINA, AND ON HURRICANE LEE, LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC OCEAN.

ELSEWHERE TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 5 DAYS.

FORECASTER: ORSON NIXON /C.G.

 

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