Weather

Weather Forecast June 27-July 2, 2017
Weather Forecast June 27-July 2, 2017

June 27, 2017

A broad western Atlantic high pressure ridge continues to maintain brisk winds over the Central and SE Bahamas, as it shifts southward ahead of an approaching weak cold front over the Southern United States. The combination of increased surface moisture and several low to mid level troughs...

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THUNDERSTORM WARNING: Nassau 10.21am - 12.20pm Tuesday
THUNDERSTORM WARNING: Nassau 10.21am - 12.20pm Tuesday

June 27, 2017

A nearly stationary thunderstorm just to the northwest of the island has expanded to the southeast over Nassau and will bring heavy rain and frequent lightning to the area...

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NEWS ITEM- Tropical Depression Cindy

June 23, 2017

News Item on Tropical Depression Cindy issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Forecast Office, at 12PM, Friday, June 23, 2017...

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Seven Day Weather Forecast June 22-28, 2017
Seven Day Weather Forecast June 22-28, 2017

June 22, 2017

broad western Atlantic high pressure ridge continues to maintain brisk winds over the Central and SE Bahamas with lighter winds across the NW Bahamas through the weekend. As the ridge remains stationary north of the Bahamas the winds will slacken across the Bahamas starting Monday through Wednesday...

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News Item on Tropical Storm Cindy

June 21, 2017

News Item on Tropical Storm Cindy issued by The Bahamas Meteorology Forecast Section, at NOON, Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

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News Item on Tropical Storm Cindy

June 21, 2017

News Item on Tropical Storm Cindy issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Forecast Office Section, at 6PM, Tuesday, June 20, 2017...

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News Item on Downgraded Tropical Storm Bret

June 21, 2017

News Item on Downgraded Tropical Storm issued by The Bahamas of Meteorology Forecast Office Section, at 6PM, Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

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News Item on Tropical Storm Cindy

June 21, 2017

News Item on Tropical Storm Cindy issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Forecast Section, at 6AM, Wednesday, June 21, 2017...

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News Item on Potential Tropical Cyclone Three

June 20, 2017

News Item on Potential Tropical Cyclone Three issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Forecast office Section, at 12PM, Tuesday, June 20, 2017...

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NEWS ITEM

June 20, 2017

News Item on Tropical Storm Bret issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Forecast Section, at 12PM, Tuesday, June 20, 2017...

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Severe flooding in Trinidad and Tobago with the passing of Tropical Storm Bret

June 20, 2017

Residents of Trinidad and Tobago are taking to social media to share the severe flooding currently being experienced as a result of Tropical Storm Bret.

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News Item on Tropical Storm Bret

June 20, 2017

News Item on Tropical Storm Bret issued by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology Forecast Section, at 6 AM, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. ...BRET MOVING ALONG THE NORTHEASTERN COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA...

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Weather Forecast June 19-25, 2017
Weather Forecast June 19-25, 2017

June 19, 2017

Large Atlantic high pressure ridge will continue to produce brisk winds across the area, while a developing low pressure near the Yucatan Peninsula continues to produce periodic cloudy periods and unsettled weather to the area as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico waters....

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"Potential Tropical Cyclone 2" forecast to become a tropical storm today

June 19, 2017

All eyes are on the tropics as forecasters expect "Potential Tropical Cyclone 2" to become a tropical storm today.

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Weather Forecast June 15-21, 2017
Weather Forecast June 15-21, 2017

June 15, 2017

A broad Atlantic high pressure ridge will maintain moderate to strong breezes over the area as it meanders between the Bahamas and Florida this weekend through next week. Meanwhile, the combination of a developing broad low pressure system near the Yucatan Peninsula...

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Weather Forecast June 12-18, 2017
Weather Forecast June 12-18, 2017

June 13, 2017

A broad Atlantic high pressure ridge will meander between the Bahamas and Florida through the end of the week, and then a low pressure system will develop near the Yucatan while continuing to push rich tropical moisture across parts of the Bahamas through the weekend...

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Ocean safety: what is a rip current?

June 12, 2017

As we approach this year's summer solstice the increase in temperature and humidity cannot be missed. Each day gets not only longer but hotter and Bahamians are heading to the beach in droves.

Young, old, big and small, going to the beach is a great way to cool off but it's not always as safe as we think. Just this month a little girl's body was found in the waters off of Arawak Cay after having gone missing the afternoon before. It's suspected she may have been caught in a rip current or rip tide, a dangerous ocean current that can quickly whisk swimmers out to sea.

Would you know what to do if you got caught in a rip current? Watch the video below to learn more and keep you and your loved ones safe this summer.

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Weather Forecast June 9-14, 2017
Weather Forecast June 9-14, 2017

June 09, 2017

A stationary front along with a low pressure system will meander north and southward across the Florida Peninsula, while rich tropical moisture interacts with low to mid level troughing across the NW and Central Bahamas. Low pressure system and the stationary front...

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Severe Weather Warning For Grand Bahama, Bimini, Abaco, Berry Islands and Andros....
Severe Weather Warning For Grand Bahama, Bimini, Abaco, Berry Islands and Andros....

June 07, 2017

A severe weather warning is in effect for bimini, grand bahama, abaco, the berry islands, andros and their adjacent waters and cays; while a watch is in effect for new providence.

At 9:15 pm observation, radar and satellite imagery showed clusters of heavy showers and thunderstorms associated with tropical moisture emanating from a broad low pressure system in the gulf of mexico moving across bimini, grand bahama, abaco, the berry islands, andros and towards new providence.

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Severe Weather Warning For Grand Bahama....
Severe Weather Warning For Grand Bahama....

June 07, 2017

A severe weather warning is in effect for grand bahama islands and the adjacent waters and cays.

At 10:50 pm observation, radar and satellite imagery showed clusters of heavy showers and thunderstorms associated with a surface low pressure system in the gulf combined with tropical moisture streaming from the gulf of mexico across the northwest bahamas, moving east and northeastwards.

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