3-DAY BAHAMAS MARINE FORECAST – MONDAY 27TH NOVEMBER 2023
SPECIAL WARNINGS: Mariners and beach-goers should be alert for possible waterspout activity.
GENERAL SITUATION: A ridge of high pressure across the area will weaken and gradually shift eastwards, ahead of a cold front that will drift into the Northwest Bahamas today.
WEATHER: Warm with isolated showers and a possible thunderstorm mainly in the vicinity of the front.
ADVISORY: Expect gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers and thunderstorms.
WINDS: Southwest to West at 10 to 15 knots, falling light and variable at times today ahead of the front; winds will veer northwest to North at 15 knots behind the front tonight.
SEAS: 2 to 4 feet today ahead of the front, increasing 3 to 5 feet behind the front tonight.
Central and Southeast Bahamas
WEATHER: Warm and a bit breezy with a few possible passing showers.
WINDS: Southeast to South at 10 to 15 knots in the Central Bahamas, becoming South to Southwest at 10 knots or less tonight; East to Southeast at 10 to 15 knots in the Southeast Bahamas.
SEAS: 2 to 4 feet over the ocean.
SUN, MOON & TIDES
SUNRISE: 6:34AM / MOONSET: 6:49AM / HIGH TIDE: 7:21AM & 7:38PM
SUNSET: 5:19PM / MOONRISE: 5:31PM / LOW TIDE: 1:52PM & 1:41AM TUE.
EXTENDED FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS: THE COLD FRONT WILL DRIFT SOUTHEASTWARDS INTO THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS ON TUESDAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS ON WEDNESDAY, WHERE IT IS EXPECTED TO STALL.
FORECAST FOR TUESDAY
WEATHER: A bit windy with scattered showers and chance of a stray thunderstorm mainly in the Central Bahamas.
WINDS: North to Northeast at 10 to 15 knots, with higher gusts in the Northwest Bahamas and Central Bahamas; East to Southeast at 10 to 15 knots in the Southeast Bahamas, shifting Northeast to East 10 to 15 knots at night.
SEAS: 3 to 5 feet over the ocean.
FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY
WEATHER: A bit windy with isolated showers and a few possible thunderstorms mainly in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.
WINDS: Northeasterly at 10 to 15 knots, with higher gusts in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; Northeast to East at 10 to 15 knots in the Southeast Bahamas.
SEAS: 3 to 5 feet in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; 2 to 4 feet in the Southeast Bahamas.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 7 days.
FORECASTER: K. WARD-FORBES