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3-DAY MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 6:00 AM, WEDNESDAY, 28THJULY, 2021, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 0930 UTC.

WARNINGS: THE PUBLIC IS STRONGLY ADVISED TO REMAIN HYDRATED AND LIMIT DIRECT SUN EXPOSURE DUE TO VERY HIGH HEAT INDICES. BOATERS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS SHOULD REMAIN VIGILANT FOR POSSIBLE WATERSPOUT ACTIVITY. BEACH-GOERS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION ALONG SOUTH AND EAST COAST BEACHES.

GENERAL SITUATION: TROUGHING NEAR THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WILL TRIGGER SOME POCKETS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS THROUGH TONIGHT. MEANWHILE, HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING MAINTAINS MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH WINDS.

AREA: ALL AREAS

WEATHER: FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THE SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM THROUGH TONIGHT. BREEZY CONDITIONS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.
ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT CAUTION REMAINS IN EFFECT IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.
WINDS: SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH AT 10 KNOTS OR LESS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS. EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN ISLANDS.
SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET OVER THE OCEAN NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS. 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

SUNRISE: 6:36 AM
SUNSET: 7:55 PM

MOONSET: 10:54 AM
MOONRISE: 11:24 PM

HIGH TIDE: 11:56 AM
LOW TIDE: 6:05 PM

HIGH TIDE: 12:12 AM THU.
LOW TIDE: 6:36 AM THU.

EXTENDED FORECAST (FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS): A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL MEANDER AND PERSIST ACROSS THE BAHAMA ISLANDS THROUGH FRIDAY.

FORECAST FOR THURSDAY

WEATHER: FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THE CHANCE OF AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM IN THE VICINITY OF THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.
WINDS: SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS. EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE BAHAMAS.
SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS AND 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

FORECAST FOR FRIDAY

WEATHER: FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THE CHANCE OF AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM IN THE VICINITY OF THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.
WINDS: SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS. EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.
SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS AND 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK: TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT FIVE DAYS.

FORECASTER: S. SEARS

 

 

 

 

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