Bahamas Weather
Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Wed. Sept. 26
By Wayne Neely, Bahamas Meteorology Department
Sep 26, 2018 - 10:30:05 AM

3-day Bahamas public forecast

The public forecast for today and tonight Wednesday 26th September 2018.

General situation: A ridge of high pressure will strengthen across the islands today generating moderate breezes…while a surface trough east of the area spreads showers and thunderstorms across the islands while drifting west.

Special warnings: Boaters should remain vigilant due to potential waterspout activity and beachgoers should exercise caution due to rough surf and the risk of rip currents along east coast beaches.

For all areas

Weather: Variably cloudy, humid and breezy with passing showers and isolated thunderstorms today through tonight…

Advisory: Small craft operators should exercise caution…

Winds: East to Southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots…

Seas: 4 to 6 feet over the ocean.

High temperature today 91f 33c
Heat index 104f 40c
Low temperature tonight 77 25c
Sunrise: 7:00am sunset: 7:00pm
Moonset: 8:14am moonrise: 8:21pm
High tide: 8:16am 8:32pm
Low tide: 2:32pm 2:45am Thu

Extended forecast: (For the next two days)a weak low level trough will shift westwards across the Bahamas triggering some showers and thunderstorms while high pressure maintain moderate winds across the islands.

Forecast for Thursday

Weather: Variably cloudy and breezy with a few scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms

Winds: Easterly at 15 to 20 knots

Seas: 4 to 6 feet over the ocean

Forecast for Friday

Weather: Partly sunny and warm with few scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Fair at night with a passing shower or two possible.

Winds: East to Southeast at 10 to 15 knots.

Seas: 2 to 4 feet over the ocean.

Tropical weather outlook: See news item on Tropical Storm Kirk…elsewhere two areas are being monitored in the Atlantic (1)…an area of low pressure about 100 miles South-Southwest of Cape Hatteras North Carolina with about a 30 percent chance for formation during the next five days…and (2)… Post-Tropical Storm Leslie located about 850 miles West-Southwest of the Azores with about a 90 percent chance for formation during the next five days.

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