Seven Day Weather Forecast From 26th April-2nd May, 2012

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April 26, 2012

GENERAL SITUATION: A STALLED FRONTAL TROUGH IN VICINITY OF THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS WILL SLOWLY LIFT NORTHWARD THROUGH MONDAY WHILE INTERACTING WITH A MID LEVEL TROUGH RESULTING IS INCREASE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ACROSS THE ENTIRE BAHAMAS. THE SYSTEM WILL STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST BAHAMAS SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

PERIODS OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY AFFECT THE ISLANDS FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY FROM SOUTH TO NORTH. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS POSSIBLE PARTICULARLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST BAHAMAS. ISOLATED WATERSPOUTS AND EXTREMELY GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE WITH HEAVY THUNDERSTORMS.

Thursday 26th – Partly Sunny and Warm in the Northwest Bahamas during the day, Variable Cloudiness with occasional Scattered Showers and Isolated Thunderstorm in the Central and Southeast Bahamas; Maximum Temperature 81°F. Mostly Cloudy at night with periods of Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms mainly in the Southeast Bahamas; Minimum Temperature 68ºF. Winds E-SE 15 knots NW Bahamas; Seas 3-5 feet over open waters. Winds NE-E 15-20 knots Central and Southeast Bahamas ; Seas 4-6 feet over open waters. Small craft caution in effect for the Central and Southeast Bahamas.

Friday 27th –Mostly Cloudy and Breezy during the day with Scattered Showers and Isolated Thunderstorms mainly over Exuma, Long Island, San Salvador, Cat Island and Rum Cay; Maximum Temperature 81°F. Cloudy and Breezy at night with Scattered Showers and Isolated Thunderstorms; Minimum Temperature 70°F. Winds E’LY 15-20 knots; Seas 4-6 feet over open waters. Small craft caution in effect for ALL areas.

Saturday 28th - Cloudy and Breezy during the day with Scattered Showers and widely Scattered Thunderstorms especially across Andros, Exuma, and Long Island; Maximum Temperature 81°F. Cloudy and Breezy at night with Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms, the heavier amounts are likely over Berry Islands, Bimini, and Grand Bahama; Minimum Temperature 71°F. Winds E’LY 15-20 knots; Seas 4-7 feet over open waters. Small craft caution remains in effect for ALL areas.

Sunday 29th – Cloudy and Breezy during the day with Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms but the heavier amounts are likely over the Northwest Bahamas; Maximum Temperature 80°F. Mostly Cloudy and Breezy at night with Scattered Showers and Isolated Thunderstorms mainly in the Northwest Bahamas; Minimum Temperature 71°F. Winds E-SE 15-25 knots; Seas 4-7 feet over open waters. Small craft advisory in effect for ALL areas.

Monday 30th – Mostly Cloudy and Windy during the day with periods of Scattered Showers and Isolated Thunderstorms with most of the heavier showers over the Northwest and Central Bahamas; Maximum Temperature 81°F. Partly Cloudy and Windy at night with Isolated Showers and a slight chance of an Isolated Thunderstorm mainly across the Southern Bahamas; Minimum Temperature 70°F. Winds NE-E 15-25 knots in the Northwest Bahamas; Seas 5-8 feet. Winds E-SE 15 knots elsewhere; Seas 3-5 feet. Small craft advisory remains in effect.

Tuesday 1st – A Mix of Sun and Clouds and Windy with Scattered Showers and Isolated Thunderstorms; Maximum Temperature 81°F. Partly Cloudy and Breezy at night with Isolated Showers in the Southeast Bahamas; Minimum Temperature 70°F. Winds NE-E 15-20 knots; Seas 5-7 Small craft caution in effect for ALL areas.

Wednesday 2nd – Partly Cloudy, and Breezy during the day with passing Scattered Showers and a slight chance of an Isolated Thunderstorm; Maximum Temperature 81°F. Partly Cloudy at night with Isolated Showers; Minimum Temperature 70ºF. Winds E’LY 15-20 knots; Seas 4-6 feet over open waters. Small craft caution continues over ALL areas.

News date : 04/26/2012    Category : Press Releases, Weather

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