MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 6AM FRIDAY, 3RD AUGUST 2018.

SPECIAL WARNINGS: BOATERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR THE RISK OF WATERSPOUT ACTIVITY AND BEACH-GOERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO ROUGH SURF AND THE HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT EAST COAST BEACHES.

GENERAL SITUATION: BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE ISLANDS COURTESY OF A ROBUST HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WHILE A STUBBORN UPPER LEVEL LOW TRIGGERS POCKETS OF SHOWERS ACROSS THE AREA.

ALL AREAS

ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT CAUTION CONTINUES. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD ALSO BE ALERT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS
WINDS: EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS
SEAS: 4 TO 7 FEET
WEATHER: FEW SHOWERS AND THE CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS

MOONSET:       12:23PM                   MOONRISE:       12:20AM SAT.

HIGH TIDE:       12:04PM                   LOW TIDE:          6:18PM

HIGH TIDE:       12:16AM SAT.          LOW TIDE:          6:37AM SAT.

FORECAST FOR SATURDAY

ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT CAUTION CONTINUES
WINDS: EASTERLY AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS
SEAS: 4 TO 7 FEET
WEATHER: ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THE CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY

ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT CAUTION CONTINUES
WINDS: EASTERLY AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS
SEAS: 4 TO 7 FEET
WEATHER: ISOLATED SHOWERS WITH THE CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK: TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT FIVE DAYS

FORECASTER: PATRICIA WEEKS/CJ