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3-DAY BAHAMAS MARINE FORECAST

MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 6AM, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20th, 2022.
(ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 0930 UTC)

WARNINGS: BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN VIGILANT DUE TO THE THREAT FOR WATERSPOUT AND FUNNEL CLOUD ACTIVITY…ALSO BEACH-GOERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO THE MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG EAST COAST AND ATLANTIC EXPOSED BEACHES…

GENERAL SITUATION: A DISSIPATING FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED ACROSS THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA AS IT SLOWLY LIFTS NORTHWARDS…MEANWHILE MORE STABLE CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN BAHAMAS TODAY…

NORTHWEST BAHAMAS

ADVISORY: A SMALL CRAFT CAUTION IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS…GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS…

WINDS: NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS ACROSS THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS……

SEAS: 3 TO 5 FEET OVER THE OCEAN BUILDING 4 TO 7 FEET ACROSS THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS…

WEATHER: A FEW SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS…

CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS

ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION…

WINDS: EASTERLY AT 15 KNOTS IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS

SEAS: 3 TO 5 FEET OVER THE OCEAN IN THE CENTRAL AND 4 TO 7 FEET IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS

WEATHER: ISOLATED SHOWERS AND A POSSIBLE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO…

SUNRISE: 6:29AM
SUNSET: 5:20PM

MOONSET:3:10PM
MOONRISE: 4:00AM MON

LOW TIDE: 10:49AM / 10:57PM
HIGH TIDE:4:43PM  / 5:16AM MON

EXTENDED WEATHER OUTLOOK: THE WEAKENING FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT NORTHWARDS ON MONDAY WHILE GENERATING A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA …BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE REMAINDER OF THE ISLANDS WITH MODERATE TO FRESH BREEZES…


FORECAST FOR MONDAY 

ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION…

WINDS: EASTERLY AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY AT TIMES…

SEAS: 3 TO 5 FEET NEARSHORE AND IN SHELTERED AREAS AND BUILDING UP TO 7 FEET IN NORTHEAST TO EASTERLY SWELLS MAINLY ALONG ATLANTIC EXPOSED SHORELINES…

WEATHER:  A FEW SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS…ISOLATED ELSEWHERE…

FORECAST FOR TUESDAY

ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION…

WINDS: EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY AT TIMES…

SEAS: 3 TO 5 FEET NEARSHORE AND IN SHELTERED AREAS AND BUILDING UP TO 7 FEET IN NORTHEAST TO EASTERLY SWELLS MAINLY ALONG ATLANTIC EXPOSED SHORELINES…

WEATHER: A FEW SCATTERED SHOWERS…

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK: THE TROPICS REMAIN QUIET AND TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT FIVE DAYS.

FORECASTER: GREGORY D THOMPSON/AA

 

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