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Bahamas 3-day weather forecast starting Thursday, December 8
By Wayne Neely, Bahamas Meteorology Department
Dec 8, 2016 - 11:56:10 AM

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Bahamas public forecast for today and tonight Thursday 8th December 2016.

General situation: A stationary front remains across the Northwest Bahamas... While weak high pressure dominates the remainder of the Bahamas.

Northwest Bahamas

Weather: Variably cloudy and warm today with isolated showers and a few possible thunderstorms mainly in vicinity of the front…turning partly cloudy tonight with a few isolated showers

Advisory: Expect gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers and thunderstorms.

Winds: Variable, less than 10 knots today becoming northeasterly at 10 to 15 knots tonight.

Seas: less than 3 feet over the ocean today increasing 2 to 4 feet tonight.

Central and Southeast Bahamas

Weather: Mostly sunny and warm today…turning fair and mild tonight.

Winds: Easterly at 10 to 15 knots over open waters.

Seas: 2 to 4 feet over the ocean.

High temperature today: 86°f 30°c

Low temperature tonight: 73°f 23°c

Sun moon tides

Sunrise: 6:43am Moonrise: 1:20pm Low tide: 8:10am 8:37pm

Sunset: 5:20pm Moonset: 1:48am Fri. High tide: 2:12pm 2:57am Fri.

Extended forecast: A stronger cold front is expected to move across into the Northwest Bahamas on Friday merging with the stalled frontal boundary, then drift Southeastwards across the Central Bahamas… fresh to strong northeasterly winds are expected in wake of the front.

Forecast for Friday

Weather: Variably cloudy and breezy with isolated showers and a few possible thunderstorms mainly in the Northwest & Central Bahamas

Winds: Northeast to east at 15 to 25 knots in the Northwest Bahamas…& 10 to 15 knots in the Central & Southeast Bahamas.

Seas: 5 to 8 feet in the Northwest Bahamas…2 to 4 feet in the Central & Southeast Bahamas.

Forecast for Saturday

Weather: Partly cloudy and windy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across the Northwest & Central Bahamas.

Winds: Northeast to east at 20 to 30 knots in the Northwest Bahamas… 15 to 25 knots in the Central & Southeast Bahamas.

Seas: 8 to 12 feet in the Northwest Bahamas…5 to 8 feet in the Central & Southeast Bahamas.

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