#Bahamas, October 7, 2017 – Nassau – THIS IS A PUBLIC FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT SATURDAY 7TH OCTOBER 2017 ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 12PM
GENERAL SITUATION: WEAK HIGH-PRESSURE RIDGE LINGERS ACROSS THE ISLANDS WHILE TROPICAL MOISTURE CONTINUES TO STREAM OVER THE AREA.
SPECIAL WARNINGS: BEACHGOERS AND BOATERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO ROUGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS ALONG EAST COAST BEACHES.
WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY AND HUMID WITH THE CHANCE OF A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT
ADVISORY: GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WINDS:EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS BUT FALLING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AT TIMES OVER OPEN WATERS
SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET BUT UP TO 8 FEET IN EASTERLY SWELLS.
HIGH TEMPERATURE TODAY 92 °F 33 °C
OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURE 78 °F 26 °C
SUNSET: 6:50 PM SUNRISE: 7:05 AM SUN
MOONRISE: 8:37 PM MOONSET: 9:52 AM SUN
LOW TIDE: 3:50 PM & 3:59 AM SUN
HIGH TIDE: 9:48 PM & 10:16 AM SUN
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK: PLEASE SEE LATEST INFORMATION ON HURRICANE NATE. ELSEWHERE, A non-tropical area of low pressure is located about 700 miles southwest of the Azores. This system is beginning to acquire subtropical characteristics, and environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for the development of a tropical or subtropical cyclone during the next day or so while the low drifts toward the southwest. Thereafter, the atmosphere is expected to become hostile for further development. It has a 70 percent chance of development over the next 5 days.
Photo: Berry Island, Bahamas