GENERAL SITUATION:  High pressure system over the Atlantic Ocean will build over Florida and the Bahamas as surface low pressure system gradually moves well northeast of the area. High pressure system will produce mostly warm and dry conditions this week until another cold front comes down in time for the weekend. By late Saturday or early Sunday, a cold front will rapidly move through the NW Bahamas and weaken as it exits east of the area.

Monday 27th – Mix of sun and clouds with few passing showers likely during the day. Mostly fair to clear skies and mild at night. Maximum temperature 80ºF and minimum temperature 68ºF.  Winds NE’ly at 10 to 15 knots, in the NW and Central Bahamas and N to NE at 10 to 15 knots with gusts to near 20 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet for all areas but up to 7 feet in gusts and moderate to large NE’ly to E’ly swells.

Tuesday 28th – Mostly sunny and warm during the day and mainly fair and mild at night. Maximum temperature 79ºF and minimum temperature 68ºF. Winds light and variable but occasionally NE to E at 10 to 15 knots for all areas. Seas 2 to 4 feet over all areas with light to moderate NE’ly to E’ly swells.

Wednesday 29th – Mostly sunny and warm during the day and fair to clear skies at night. Maximum temperature 82°F and minimum temperature 68°F. Winds NE to E at 10 to 15 knots, falling light and variable at times for all areas. Seas 2 to 4 feet over all areas with light NE’ly to E’ly swells.

Thursday 30th– Mostly sunny and warm during the day. Fair and mild at night. Maximum temperature 82ºF and minimum temperature 68ºF.  Winds NE to E at 10 to 15 knots for all areas at first, turning more E to SE at 10 to 15 knots by early afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet over all areas.

Friday 31st – Mostly sunny and warm during the day. Fair and mild at night. Maximum temperature 84F and minimum temperature 69°F. Winds E to SE at first, turning ESE to SSE later at 10 to 15 knots for all areas. Seas 2 to 4 feet over all areas.

Saturday 01st – Mostly sunny and very warm with the chance of a shower or two. Mainly fair and warm but some cloudy periods and showers likely in the NW Bahamas at night. Maximum temperature 87°F and minimum temperature 73°F. Winds SSE to SSW at first, shifting more SW’ly late at 10 to 15 knots in the NW Bahamas and SE to S at 10 to 15 knots in the Central and SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet over the ocean for all areas.

Sunday 02nd – Mostly sunny and warm with few clouds and showers mainly across the NW Bahamas. Fair and warm at night. Maximum temperature 86°F and minimum temperature 72°F.  Winds variable at 10 knots or less for all areas. Seas 1 to 3 feet over all areas.

Beachgoers and mariners should exercise extreme caution due to the high risk of rip currents and rough surf, especially along the northern and eastern shorelines during stated advisories. Winds and seas will be higher in heavy showers and thunderstorms.

Geoffrey N. Greene
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