MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 6PM, MONDAY, 30TH JANUARY, 2017, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 2200UTC.

GENERAL SITUATIONS: A REINFORCING COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WILL MERGE WITH  A QUASI- STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS LATER TONIGHT.

 NORTHWEST BAHAMAS

WINDS: NORTHWEST TO NORTH AT 15 KNOTS OVER OPEN WATERS TONIGHT…BECOMING NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 10 KNOTS OR LESS TOMORROW, BUT FALLING LIGHT & VARIABLE AT TIMES.

SEAS: 3 TO 5 FEET OVER THE OCEAN TONIGHT…SUBSIDING 1 TO 3 FEET TOMORROW.

WEATHER:  COOL TONIGHT WITH THE CHANCE OF A FEW SHOWERS MAINLY IN VICINITY OF THE FRONT.

 

CENTRAL & SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS

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

WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVER OPEN WATERS IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS…& 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

SEAS:     2 TO 4 FEET OVER THE OCEAN IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS & 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

WEATHER:      A BIT BREEZY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS MAINLY ALONG THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY TONIGHT THROUGH TOMORROW.

 

MOONSET:         8:37 PM                                HIGH TIDE:          9:37 PM                9:56AM TUE

MOONRISE:        9:21AM TUE                       LOW TIDE:           3:45 AMTUE       4:19PM TUE

 

 

FORECASTER: NEIL ARMSTRONG/at/cwr