Weather

Seven Day Forecast for the Bahamas from 2nd to 8th April, 2020

April 02, 2020

eneral Situation: A slow moving cold front over the Southeast Bahamas will continue southeastward across the area today and tomorrow before exiting the Bahamas Friday night. An area of deep low pressure northeast of the Bahamas will generate swells along the north and east coasts of the island chain through the end of the forecast period. Weak high pressure over Bahamas with produce mainly weather across all areas of the archipelago Saturday through Wednesday...

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Severe Weather Warning Update
Severe Weather Warning Update

April 01, 2020

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FROM 9:20 AM EDT UNTIL 11:20AM WEDNESDAY 01ST APRIL 2020...

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Severe Weather Update
Severe Weather Update

April 01, 2020

THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FROM 7:20 AM EDT UNTIL 9:00AM WEDNESDAY 01ST APRIL 2020...

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Seven Day Forecast for the Bahamas from 27th to 2nd April, 2020

March 28, 2020

General Situation: A weak frontal system currently over the Central Bahamas will dissipate by tomorrow. High pressure will dominate weather conditions across the country through Wednesday. A weak cold front will make its way into the Northwest Bahamas during the morning hours on Wednesday and continue southeastward across the Central Bahamas Thursday morning. Winds are expected increase ahead and behind the front, but should fall off quickly...

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Seven Day Forecast for the Bahamas from 23th to 29th March, 2020

March 23, 2020

General Situation: High pressure will remain in control of the weather pattern for the next few days producing generally fair conditions. A weak frontal trough will move into the Northwest Bahamas Thursday morning and quickly dissipate. The trough, however; will not produce much in the form of precipitation. So the expectation is for only a few spotty showers with no significant rainfall through the forecast period. Winds will veer more toward the south and southwest, ahead of the trough, Wednesday through Thursday resulting in warming temperatures...

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Seven Day Forecast for The Bahamas

March 19, 2020

General Situation: A high pressure ridge over the Bahamas will cause fresh to strong winds over the area for the next few days, but will also maintain generally fair weather across the archipelago through the forecast period...

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Weather by Phone for Tonight and Tomorrow Monday 24Th, 2020
Weather by Phone for Tonight and Tomorrow Monday 24Th, 2020

February 24, 2020

WARNINGS: BEACHGOERS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION DUE TO THE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG EAST COAST BEACHES...

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Seven Day Forecast for the Bahamas from 24th February to the 1st March, 2020
Seven Day Forecast for the Bahamas from 24th February to the 1st March, 2020

February 24, 2020

General Situation: A ridge of high pressure will keep conditions breezy across the Bahamas today and tomorrow. A cold front accompanied by scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will move into the NW Bahamas late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. The front is expected to move quickly across the island chain reaching the Central Bahamas during the afternoon on Thursday and Southeast Bahamas Thursday evening where it is expected to stall and become stationary. The front is expected to remain stationary across the area until Saturday evening when it is expected to exit the Bahamas. High pressure will build once again behind the front giving rise to breezy conations for the remainder of the forecast period...

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Weather Solution €˜Answer To Our Prayers€™
Weather Solution ‘Answer To Our Prayers’

February 24, 2020

It's happy faces all round for these senior officials at Bahamas Met Office...

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When the next storm strikes

February 24, 2020

Director of the National Emergency Management Agency Captain Stephen Russel...

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Weather by Phone for Tonight and Tomorrow Thursday 20th February, 2020
Weather by Phone for Tonight and Tomorrow Thursday 20th February, 2020

February 21, 2020

WARNINGS: IN THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS, SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOUR TONIGHT. MOTORIST AND PEDESTRIANS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION ALONG SEA WALLS AND COASTAL ROADS ESPECIALLY THE FISHING HOLE ROAD. SWIMMERS AND BEACHGOERS SHOULD REFRAIN FROM ENTERING THE WATER DUE TO ROUGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS...

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Seven Day Forecast for the Bahamas from 20th to 26th February 2020
Seven Day Forecast for the Bahamas from 20th to 26th February 2020

February 20, 2020

General Situation: A ridge of high pressure across the Bahamas will continue to dominate the weather over the area over today producing generally fair conditions across the island chain. A cold front accompanied by a few scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorms will move into the Northwest Bahamas Friday morning. The front is expected to continue southeastward across the Central Bahamas during the afternoon hours on Friday and into the Southeast Bahamas during the afternoon hours on Saturday. The front is expected to exit the Bahamas during the morning hours on Sunday. Conditions will become windy behind the front. Another cold front is expected to move into the Northwest Bahamas during night-time on Wednesday...

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Seven Day Forecast for the Bahamas from 17th to 23rd February 2020

February 18, 2020

General Situation: A ridge of high across the Bahamas will continue to dominate the weather over the area over the next few days and produce generally fair weather. A cold front will move into the Northwest Bahamas early Friday morning and continue rapidly southeastward across the Central Bahamas. The front will be accompanied by a few scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms as it moves across the island chain. Winds will become fresh to strong after the front passes...

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Weather by Phone for 6:00am Today and Tonight Tuesday 18th February, 2020
Weather by Phone for 6:00am Today and Tonight Tuesday 18th February, 2020

February 18, 2020

WEATHER BY PHONE FOR 6:00 AM TODAY AND TONIGHT TUESDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2020, ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY...

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Weather by Phone for Today and Tonight Monday 17th February, 2020
Weather by Phone for Today and Tonight Monday 17th February, 2020

February 17, 2020

GENERAL SITUATION: A WEAKENING SURFACE TROUGH NORTH OF THE AREA WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE SOME ENHANCED SHOWER ACTIVITY OVER THE NORTHERN ISLANDS TODAY, AS HIGH PRESSURE GRADUALLY BUILDS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT...

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Seven Day Forecast for the Bahamas from 13th to 19th February 2020

February 14, 2020

General Situation: A high pressure ridge across the Bahamas will gradually shift eastwards as a weak cold front approaches the area through Friday. By late Friday into early Saturday as a cold front stalls across the NW Bahamas. The quasi-stationary front will shift across the Central Bahamas on Sunday and dissipate across the SE Bahamas as ridge rebuilds across the area on Monday. By Wednesday high pressure ridge across the Bahamas will gradually shift eastward as another cold front approached the area...

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Weather by Phone for Today and Tonight, February 7th, 2020

February 07, 2020

IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS, SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD NOT VENTURE FAR FROM PORT, WATER SPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE DURING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...

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Prime Minister Minnis reports on earthquake tremors on New Providence

January 30, 2020

Building codes may now have to take into consideration the impact of the effects of earthquakes in the region, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said today in a Communication to the House of Assembly on the earthquake experienced in the Caribbean on Tuesday...

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Communication by Prime Minister Minnis in the House of Assembly - on Earthquake

January 29, 2020

Mr. Speaker:
I thought it appropriate as the substantive minister for the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction that I give a communication to the Honorable House on the earthquake in our region yesterday...

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Cabinet shaken by quake tremors
Cabinet shaken by quake tremors

January 29, 2020

TREMORS from a powerful regional earthquake disrupted a Cabinet meeting and forced dozens along New Providence's northern coast to evacuate their multi-storey office buildings and seek safety on ground level yesterday...

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