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Bahamas Weather Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017 - 11:48:44 PM


Bahamas 7-Day Weather Forecast starting October 16
Oct 16, 2017 - 11:45:25 PM

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General Situation: Broad low pressure system along with a surface trough east of the Bahamas could trigger some scattered showers or isolated thunderstorms as it moves northward through Tuesday. This system could develop into a tropical depression before it eventually merges with a frontal boundary across the area by the end of the week. High pressure system will build over the eastern United States while producing brisk winds across the Bahamas by the weekend.

Monday 16th – Partly sunny, hot and humid with few passing showers or a possible thunderstorm during the day. Mainly fair to clear skies at night with increasing clouds and a few passing shower in the SE Bahamas. Maximum temperature 91°F and minimum temperature 77°F. Winds NE to E at 10 to 15 knots, falling light and variable at times for all areas. Seas 2 to 4 feet over the ocean for all areas, falling to 1 to 3 feet at times.

Tuesday 17th – Partly to mostly sunny and hot with few spotty showers or the chance of a thunderstorm mainly over the ocean. Partly cloudy to fair at night with the chance of an isolated shower or two. Maximum temperature 91°F and minimum temperature 77°F. Winds variable at 10 knots or less, but occasionally NE to E at 05 to 10 knots for all areas. Seas 1 to 3 feet over the ocean for all areas.

Wednesday 18th – Partly to mostly cloudy and warm with few scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms through night fall. Maximum temperature 91°F and minimum temperature 77°F. Winds NE to E at 10 to 15 knots in the NW Bahamas, falling light and variable at times. Seas 2 to 4 feet over open waters, but falling to 3 feet or less at times across the entire Bahamas.

Thursday 19th – Mostly cloudy to occasionally overcast with scattered showers and thunderstorms mainly over the ocean through night fall, except for partly cloudy skies across the NW Bahamas at night. Maximum temperature 89°F and minimum temperature 77°F. Winds NE to E at 10 to 15 knots in the NW Bahamas; ENE to ESE at 10 to 15 knots, falling light and variable at times and ENE to ESE at 10 to 15 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet over open waters for all areas, but falling to 3 feet or less at times.

Friday 20th – Partly to mostly cloudy and warm with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across the Central and SE Bahamas at first, but shifting to the Central and NW Bahamas toward night fall. Maximum temperature 89°F and minimum temperature 77°F. Small craft should exercise caution across the NW adnd SE Bahamas by early afternoon. Winds NE’ly at 15 to 20 knots with higher gusts in the NW Bahamas; NE to E at 10 to 15 knots in the Central Bahamas and E to SE at 15 to 20 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 4 to 6 feet in the NW and SE Bahamas and 2 to 4 feet in the Central Bahamas.

Saturday 21st – Partly to mostly cloudy and warm with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorm across the Bahamas through night fall. Maximum temperature 88°F and minimum temperature 77°F. Small craft advisory in effect for the NW Bahamas and a caution in effect for the Central and SE Bahamas. Winds NE’ly at 15 to 25 knots in the NW Bahamas; ENE to ESE at 15 to 20 knots in the Central Bahamas and E to SE at 15 to 20 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 5 to 8 feet over the NW Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet over the Central and SE Bahamas.

Sunday 22nd – Mostly cloudy to overcast skies with few scattered showers or isolated thunderstorms through night fall. Maximum temperature 89°F and minimum temperature 78°F. Small craft advisory is in effect for the SE Bahamas and a caution remains in effect for the NW and Central Bahamas. Winds E to SE at 15 to 20 knots in the NW and Central Bahamas and E to SE at 15 to 25 knots across the SE Bahamas. Seas 4 to 6 feet over the NW and Central Bahamas and 5 to 8 feet in the SE Bahamas.

Beachgoers and Mariners should exercise extreme caution due to the high risk of rip currents and the risk of rip currents along the northern and eastern shorelines during stated advisories. Boaters and beachgoers should be alert for possible waterspout activity and take all necessary precautions to protect life and property. Residents should be alert for the risk of localized flooding during heavy downpours and prolonged rainfall events.


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