ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 1030 UTC 

WINDS MAY GUST TO MORE THAN 25 KNOTS AND VISIBILITY REDUCED TO LESS THAN 3 NAUTICAL MILES DURING HEAVY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

GENERAL SITUATION: A COLD FRONT OVER THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WILL MERGE WITH ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM OVER THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND GENERATE SOME UNSETTLED WEATHER OVER THE ISLANDS.

ALL AREAS

  • ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.
  • WINDS: NORTHEASTERLY AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.
  • SEAS: 4 TO 6 FEET

WEATHER:  BREEZY WITH FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THE CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

  • MOONSET:  02:33 PM
  • MOONRISE: 04:25 AM FRI   
  • LOW TIDE:  11:07 AM   
  • HIGH TIDE: 04:52 PM
  • LOW TIDE:  10:59 PM       
  • HIGH TIDE: 05:27 AM FRI

FORECAST FOR SATURDAY

  • ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT CAUTION IS IN EFFECT.
  • WINDS: EASTERLY AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS

WEATHER: BREEZY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THE CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY

  • ADVISORY:  SMALL CRAFT IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.
  • WINDS: EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND EASTERLY AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS
  •  SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

WEATHER: FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS.

FORECASTER: PATRICIA WEEKS/and