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Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Wednesday, October 18th
By Wayne Neely, Bahamas Meteorology Department
Oct 18, 2017 - 10:12:05 AM

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This is the Bahamas public forecast for today and tonight , Wednesday 18th October 2017

General situation: Pre-frontal activity associated with a cold front in the vicinity of South Florida will increase rain chances across the Northwest Bahamas as it slowly drifts Southwards today.

Special warnings: Mariners should continue to be alert for potential waterspouts.

For the Northwest Bahamas:

Weather: Variable cloudiness, hot and humid with a few scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms through tonight.

Advisory: none.

Winds: Easterly at 10 knots or less over open waters.

Seas: 2 to 4 feet over the ocean.

For the Central and Southeast Bahamas:

Weather: Partly sunny and hot with the chance of a few isolated showers or a thunderstorm today. Partly cloudy with a few isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms tonight.

Advisory: none.

Winds: East to Southeast at 10 to 15 knots over open waters.

Seas: 2 to 4 feet over the ocean.

Small craft operators should be alert for gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers or thunderstorms across all areas.

High temperature today: 90f 32c
Low temperature tonight: 75f 24c

Sunrise: 07:10 am
Sunset: 06:40 pm

Moonrise: 06:01 am
Moonset: 06:18 pm

High tide: 07:27 am low tide: 01:44 pm
High tide: 07:45 pm low tide: 01:58 am Thur.

Extended forecast: The frontal boundary will gradually shift Southwards with high pressure building in its wake, resulting in brisk winds across the area throughout the weekend.

Forecast for Thursday:

Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and the chance of isolated thunderstorms mainly across the Northwest and Central Bahamas.

Winds: Northeast to east at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest and Central Bahamas…east to Southeast at 15 to 20 knots in the Southeast Bahamas.

Seas: 2 to 4 feet in the Northwest and Central Bahamas…4 to 6 feet in the Southeast Bahamas.

Forecast for Friday:

Weather: Variable cloudiness with a few scattered showers and the chance of isolated thunderstorms mainly in the vicinity of the frontal boundary.

Winds: Northeasterly at 15 to 20 knots in the Northwest Bahamas…east-Northeast to east-Southeast at 10 to 15 knots in the Central Bahamas…Southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots in the Southeast Bahamas.

Seas: 4 to 7 feet in the Northwest and Southeast Bahamas…2 to 4 feet in the Central Bahamas.

Tropical weather outlook: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.


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