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BAHAMAS MARINE FORECAST
MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 12AM,  FRIDAY 26TH MAY 2017, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 0330 UTC.

WARNINGS: NO WARNINGS. HOWEVER, BOATERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS AS WELL AS REDUCED VISIBILITY TO 3NM OR LESS.

GENERAL SITUATION: A COLD FRONT IN THE VICINITY OF THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WILL BECOME STATIONARY WHILE IT CONTINUES TO SUPPORT POCKETS OF UNSETTLED WEATHER TODAY.

FOR THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS:


ADVISORY:   BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS & HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.

WINDS:          WEST-SOUTHWEST TO WEST-NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS, FALLING LIGHT AND VARIABLE A TIMES OVER OPEN WATERS.

SEAS:              2 TO 4 FEET OVER THE OCEAN.

SWELLS:        NONE.


WEATHER:
  A FEW SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TONIGHT.

FOR THE CENTRAL & SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS:


ADVISORY:   A SMALL CRAFT CAUTION REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

WINDS:          SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS…EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

SEAS:              2 TO 4 FEET OVER THE OCEAN IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS…4 TO 7 FEET OVER THE OCEAN IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

SWELLS:        NONE.

WEATHER:   CHANCE A FEW SHOWERS.

 

MOONRISE:  07:15   AM
MOONSET:    08:59   PM

HIGH TIDE:  08:46   AM      LOW TIDE:   02:55   PM
HIGH TIDE:  09:17   PM       LOW TIDE:   03:46   AM      SAT.

 

 

FORECASTER: IAN V. MCKENZIE/vl/cwr