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Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Mon., May 21
By Wayne Neely, Bahamas Meteorology Department
May 21, 2018 - 10:36:05 AM

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Public forecast

Bahamas public forecast today and tonight Monday 21st May 2018.

General situation: A broad deep layered pressure trough across the Eastern Gulf Of Mexico to the Western Caribbean Sea continue to stream tropical moisture across the Western Bahamas with some unsettled conditions as strong high pressure ridge maintains brisk winds over the area.

Special warnings: Mariners and beachgoers should exercise extreme caution due the high risk of rip currents and high surf conditions mainly along Eastern and Southern coastlines.

Northwest Bahamas

Weather: Variable cloudiness, warm and windy with few scattered showers or isolated thunderstorms mainly across the extreme Northwest Bahamas today through tonight.

Advisory: Small craft advisory remains in effect. Boaters should be alert for gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers and thunderstorms.

Winds: East to Southeast at 15 to 25 knots over open waters.

Seas: 5 to 8 feet over the ocean but higher in light to moderate Easterly and Southeasterly swells.

Central and Southeast Bahamas

Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy, windy and warm with few passing showers or a possible isolated thunderstorm today through tonight.

Advisory: Small craft advisory remains in effect. Boaters should be alert for gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers and thunderstorms.


Winds: Easterly at 20 to 25 knots over open waters.

Seas: 6 to 9 feet over the ocean but higher in Easterly and Southeasterly swells.

Daytime high temperature: 86°f 30°c
Overnite low temperature: 77°f 25°c

Sunrise: 06:23 am Mon
Sunset: 07:48 pm Mon

Moonrise: 12:34 pm Mon
Moonset: 01:53 am Tue

Low tide: 06:48 am Mon
High tide: 12:51 pm Mon
Low tide: 06:59 pm Mon
High tide: 01:16 am Tue

Extended forecast: Broad low to upper level troughs in the Eastern Gulf Of Mexico will move Westward and North-westward respectively but tropical moisture will remain over area with strong high pressure ridge maintaining brisk winds and some passing showers.

Forecast for Tuesday

Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy, breezy to windy conditions and warm with few scattered showers or an isolated thunderstorm likely across the Northwest Bahamas during the day through night time.

Winds: Southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots in the Northwest Bahamas and East to Southeast at 15 to 25 knots in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.

Seas: 4 to 7 feet over the Northwest Bahamas and 5 to 8 feet over the Central and Southeast Bahamas.

Forecast for Wednesday

Weather: Variable cloudiness, breezy to windy and warm with scattered showers or isolated thunderstorms mainly across the Northwest Bahamas during the day through night time.

Winds: East to Southeast at 15 to 20 knots early in the Northwest Bahamas but decreasing to 10 to 15 knots later and east to Southeast at 15 to 20 knots in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.

Seas: 4 to 6 feet over all areas but decreasing to 2 to 4 feet later in the Northwest Bahamas.



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