||Last Updated: Sep 19, 2017 - 9:16:17 AM
This is the
Bahamas public forecast for today and tonight, Tuesday 19th September, 2017.
General situation: A weak pressure pattern is across the area producing light to gentle breezes.
Special warnings: ...Mariners should be alert for the potential of
waterspouts along with moderate to large ocean swells... Beachgoers
should also remain alert due to the risk of rip
currents especially along Northern and Eastern shorelines.
Weather: Partly to mostly sunny, hot and humid today with isolated
showers and a few thunderstorms...Turning partly cloudy and warm tonight
with scattered showers mainly in the Central & Southeast
Advisory: Expect gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers and thunderstorms.
Winds: Light & variable in the Northwest and Central
Bahamas...& Northeast to east at 10 knots or less over open waters in the Southeast
Seas: 1 to 3 feet over the ocean for all areas, but up to 9 feet in moderate to
large North to Northeasterly swells.
High temperature today 91 °f 33 °c
Low temperature tonight 78 °f 26 °c
Sunrise: 6:57am moonset: 7:04pm high tide: 7:45am & 8:07pm
Sunset: 7:09pm moonrise: 7:15am Wed. Low tide: 1:58pm & 2:26am Wed
***new moon @ 1:30am Wed.***
Extended forecast (for the next two days): Continued light winds through Wednesday...
However winds are expected to increase across the area on Thursday with possible hurricane conditions in the Southeast
Bahamas late on Thursday due to Hurricane Maria, which is forecast to remain a major hurricane as it moves into or near the
Forecast for Wednesday
Weather: Partly cloudy, hot and humid with isolated showers and thunderstorms likely.
Winds: Light & variable in the Northwest
Bahamas...& Northeast to east at 10 to 15 knots in the Central & Southeast
Seas: Less than 3 feet in the Northwest
Bahamas...& 2 to 4 feet in the Central & Southeast
Bahamas but up to 9 feet in Northeast to Easterly swells
Forecast for Thursday
Weather: Partly cloudy and hot with isolated showers and thunderstorms in the Northwest
Bahamas...Breezy conditions in the Central
Bahamas and deteriorating conditions across the Southeast
Bahamas & Turks & Caicos islands due to the approach of major Hurricane Maria.
Winds: Northeast to east at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest
Bahamas...Northeasterly at 15 to 25 knots in Central
Bahamas...& possible hurricane conditions in the Southeast
Seas: 2 to 4 feet in the Northwest
Bahamas...5 to 8 feet in the Central
Bahamas but up to 11 feet in
east to Southeasterly swells...& possible hurricane conditions in the Southeast
Tropical weather outlook: ...Please see the latest news items on Hurricanes Jose and maria...Elsewhere tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days...
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