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Bahamas Weather Last Updated: Jan 16, 2017 - 12:10:30 PM


Bahamas 3-day weather starting Monday, January 16
By Wayne Neely, Bahamas Meteorology Department
Jan 16, 2017 - 12:00:10 PM

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The Bahamas public forecast for today and tonight, Monday 16th January 2017

General situation: A high pressure ridge north of the area will maintain brisk winds across the islands today.

Special warnings: Beachgoers and mariners should remain alert for the high risk of rip currents at beaches mainly along the northern and eastern shorelines.

For all areas:

Weather: Partly cloudy and breezy with the chance of a few passing showers today. Fair and cool tonight.

Advisory: Small craft caution is in effect for the Northwest Bahamas…& small craft advisory is in effect for the Central & Southeast Bahamas.

Winds: easterly at 15 to 20 knots over open waters in the Northwest Bahamas… easterly at 15 to 25 knots over open waters in the Central & Southeast Bahamas.

Seas: 4 to 7 feet over the ocean in the Northwest Bahamas… 5 to 8 feet over the ocean in the Central & Southeast Bahamas.

Daytime high temperature 81f 27c
Overnight low temperature 68f 20c

Sunrise: 6:57 am
Sunset: 5:43 pm

Moonset: 9:57 am
Moonrise: 10:04 pm

High tide: 10:34 am low tide: 5:01 pm
High tide: 11:05 pm low tide: 5:13 am Tue.

Extended forecast for the next two days: High pressure system will gradually weaken as it shifts southwards through midweek resulting in lighter winds and improved boating conditions.

Forecast for Tuesday

Weather: partly to mostly sunny warm and breezy with the slight chance of isolated showers.

Winds: east to Southeast at 15 to 20 knots.

Seas: 4 to 7 feet over the ocean.

Forecast for Wednesday

Weather: Mostly sunny and warm with the chance of isolated showers.

Winds: East to Southeast at 10 knots or less in the Northwest and Central Bahamas…easterly at 10 to 15 knots in the Southeast Bahamas.

Seas: 3 feet or less in the Northwest and Central Bahamas…2 to 4 feet in the Southeast Bahamas.

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