Bahamas 3-day weather starting Monday, January 16
By Wayne Neely, Bahamas Meteorology Department
Jan 16, 2017 - 12:00:10 PM
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.
warnings: Beachgoers and mariners should remain alert for the high risk
of rip currents at beaches mainly along the northern and eastern
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.
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 &
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.
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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