GENERAL SITUATION:  Large Atlantic high pressure ridge will continue to produce brisk winds across the area, while a developing low pressure near the Yucatan Peninsula continues to produce periodic cloudy periods and unsettled weather to the area as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico waters. High pressure ridge will remain stationary over the area as low pressure moves into the Southern United States and travel northeastward to the Eastern United States through Friday.

Monday 19th – Partly to occasionally cloudy, hot and humid with few passing showers or isolated thunderstorms through night time. Maximum temperature 90ºF and minimum temperature 79ºF. Small craft advisory for the entire Bahamas and falling below advisory status at times.Winds SE’ly at 15 to 25 knots in the NW and Central Bahamas and E to SE at 15 to 25 knots in the Central and SE Bahamas. Seas around 5 to 8 feet in the ocean for the entire Bahamas.

Tuesday 20th – Variable clouds, windy and warm with few scattered showers or isolated thunderstorms through nightfall in the NW and Central Bahamas. Mostly sunny, windy and warm during the day, turning fair and breezy across the SE Bahamas tonight. Maximum temperature 90ºF and minimum temperature 79ºF. Small craft advisory continues for all areas but falling below advisory status at times. Winds SE’ly at 15 to 25 knots in the NW and Central Bahamas and E to SE at 15 to 25 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 5 to 8 feet over the entire Bahamas.

Wednesday 21st – Partly to mostly sunny, hot and humid with few scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms during the day. Fair and warm through night time. Maximum temperature 92ºF and minimum temperature 79ºF. Small craft should exercise caution for all areas. Winds SE’ly at 15 to 20 knots in the NW and Central Bahamas, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots later and E’ly at 15 to 20 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 4 to 7 feet over the Bahamas for all areas, decreasing to 2 to 4 feet later in the NW and Central Bahamas.

Thursday 22nd – Partly sunny, hot and humid with the chance of few passing showers or isolated thunderstorms across the Bahamas, turning fair and mild at night. Maximum temperature 91ºF and minimum temperature 80ºF. Small craft should exercise caution in the SE Bahamas. Winds E to SE at 10 to 15 knots with higher gusts in the NW and Central Bahamas and E’ly at 15 to 20 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet in the NW and Central Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet in the SE Bahamas.

Friday 23rd – Partly sunny, hot and humid with the chance of isolated showers or a possible afternoon thunderstorm. Maximum temperature 90°F and minimum temperature 80°F. Small craft should exercise caution in the Central and SE Bahamas. Winds E to SE at 10 to 15 knots in the NW Bahamas and E to SE at 15 to 20 knots in the Central and SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet in the NW Bahamas and 4 to 7 feet in the Central and SE Bahamas.

Saturday 24th – Mix of sun and clouds, hot and humid with the chance of isolated showers or a possible afternoon thunderstorm. Partly cloudy and warm at night. Maximum temperature 90°F and minimum temperature 80°F. Small craft continue to exercise caution in the SE Bahamas. Winds E to SE at 10 to 15 knots the NW Bahamas; E to SE at 12 to 18 knots in the Central Bahamas and  E’ly at 15 to 20 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet in the NW Bahamas; 3 to 5 feet in the Central Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet in the SE Bahamas over the ocean.

Sunday 25th – Mix of sun and clouds, hot and humid with the slight chance of isolated showers or a possible thunderstorm. Fair to partly cloudy and warm at night. Maximum temperature 90ºF and minimum temperature 80ºF. Small craft caution continues for the SE Bahamas. Winds E to SE at 10 to 15 knots in the NW and Central Bahamas and E to SE at 15 to 20 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet in the NW and Central  Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet in the Central and SE Bahamas.

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. Boaters and beachgoers should be alert for possible waterspout activity and take all necessary precautions.

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