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Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Sat., April 20
By Wayne Neely, Bahamas Meteorology Department
Apr 20, 2019 - 12:00:05 PM

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This is a public forecast for today and tonight Saturday 20th April 2019.

General situation: Pre-frontal activity will produce unsettled weather across the Northwest and Central Bahamas as it moves Eastwards today followed by a cold front moving South-eastwards across the Northwest Bahamas this morning.

Special warnings: Beachgoers should refrain from swimming and small craft operators should remain in port due to rough surf this morning.

Northwest and Central Bahamas

Weather: Variably cloudy and windy at first with scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly in lines ahead of the front but gradually becoming fair and mild behind the front tonight.

Advisory: Small craft should remain in port this morning…boaters should be alert for gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers or thunderstorms.

Winds: South-southwest to West-Northwest at 15 to 25 knots with stronger gusts but decreasing to 10 to 15 knots and turning more West to Northwest later.

Seas: 5 to 8 feet over the ocean but higher in gusts but becoming 2 to 4 feet later.

Southeast Bahamas

Weather: Partly sunny, breezy and warm with few passing showers likely today. Variably cloudy tonight with numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms likely.

Advisory: Small craft advisory is in effect this morning.

Winds: South-southeast to South-southwest at 15 to 20 knots over open waters, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots later.

Seas: 4 to 7 feet over the ocean, falling to 2 to 4 feet later.

Daytime high temperature 84 °f 29 °c
Overnight low temperature 70 °f 21 °c

Sunrise: 6:43 am sunset: 7:33 pm
Moonset: 7:45 am moonrise: 9:02 pm

High tide: 8:14 am & 8:41 pm
Low tide: 2:25 pm & 3:06 am Sun

Extended forecast: The cold front over the Central Bahamas will continue to the Southeast Bahamas with some unsettled weather affecting the islands on Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for Sunday

Weather: Variably cloudy and warm with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across the Central and southeast Bahamas.

Winds: Northwesterly at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest Bahamas variable at 10 knots or less in the Central and southeast Bahamas.

Seas: 2 to 4 feet in the NW Bahamas and 1 to 3 feet over the Central and SE Bahamas.

Forecast for Monday

Weather: Partly sunny and warm with few passing showers across the Central and southeast Bahamas.

Winds: Northeasterly at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest and Central Bahamas and Northeast to East at 10 to 15 knots in the southeast Bahamas.

Seas: 2 to 4 feet over the entire Bahamas.


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