||Last Updated: Aug 13, 2018 - 11:10:28 AM
Bahamas public forecast
Forecast for the Bahamas for today and tonight Monday 13th August 2018.
General situation: Pockets of unsettled weather associated with an upper
level trough across the Northwest Bahamas along with a Westward tropical wave across the Southeast Bahamas will continue over the
Bahamas today. Meanwhile a surface high pressure ridge will produce some
moderate to fresh breezes across the Central and Southeast islands.
Special warnings: Boaters should remain vigilant for possible waterspout
activity today and beachgoers should continue to exercise caution due
to high risk of rip currents and rough surf along East Coast beaches in
the Central and Southeast Bahamas.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy, hot and humid with few scattered
showers or isolated thunderstorms mainly across the extreme Northwest
Bahamas and Andros area today. Partly cloudy and warm with few lingering
Advisory: Boaters should be alert for gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers or thunderstorms.
Winds: Southeast to South at 10 to 15 knots, falling light and variable at times
Seas: 2 to 4 feet over the ocean, falling to 1 to 3 feet at times.
Central and Southeast Bahamas
Weather: Variably cloudy, breezy and very warm with few passing showers
or a possible thunderstorm mainly near the tropical wave today through
Advisory: Small craft should continue to exercise caution.
Winds: Easterly at 15 to 20 knots over open waters with higher gusts at times.
Seas: 4 to 6 feet over the ocean but higher in gusts.
Daytime high temperature: 92°f 33°c
Overnight low temperature: 77°f 25°c
Heat index: 105°f 41°c
Sunrise: 6:43 am sunset: 7:44 pm
Moonrise: 8:58 am moonset: 9:47 pm
High tide: 8:59 am low tide: 3:12 pm
High tide: 9:24 pm low tide: 3:47 am Tue.
Extended forecast: Upper level trough will remain stationary in vicinity
of the Northwest Bahamas while surface high pressure ridge will
continue across the area with only few scattered showers or isolated
thunderstorms affecting the island through Wednesday as conditions
Forecast for Tuesday
Weather: Partly sunny, hot and humid with few scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms mainly across the Northwest and Southeast
Winds: ESE to SSE at 10 to 15 knots in the nw Bahamas, falling light and
variable at times across the extreme NW Bahamas and easterly at 15 to
20 knots in the Central and SE Bahamas.
Seas: 2 to 4 feet in the NW Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.
Forecast for Wednesday
Weather: A mix of sun and clouds, hot and humid with few scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms across the Northwest Bahamas early.
Partly cloudy to fair and warm at night with a shower or two.
Winds: E to SE at 10 to 15 knots in the NW Bahamas, falling light and
variable at times across the extreme NW Bahamas and Easterly at 15 to 20
knots in the Central and SE Bahamas.
Seas: 2 to 4 feet in the NW Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet in the Central and SE Bahamas.
Tropical weather outlook: A small nontropical, low pressure system
located about 500 miles South of Cape Race, Newfoundland, is producing
limited shower and thunderstorm activity. Strong upper level winds are
expected to prevent significant development of this system during the
next few days while it move South-Southwestward at 10 to 15 mph over the
Central Sub-tropical ocean. Formation chance through the next 24 hours
to 5 days is low at about 20 percent or less. Elsewhere the tropics
remain quiet and tropical cyclone formation is not expected through the
next 5 days.
© Copyright 2018 by thebahamasweekly.com
Top of Page