Seven Day Forecast for The Bahamas-February 14-20, 2019

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February 14, 2019

General Situation: A cold front and a developing low pressure area extending from the western Atlantic waters to the Central Bahamas continues to produce some unsettled weather across the NW and Central Bahamas while drifting south-eastwards. Low pressure system will move north-eastwards through Friday while pulling the front and disturbed weather south and east of the Bahamas. A weak high pressure ridge will gradually build across the area from the weekend into the coming week as fronts stay north of the Bahamas.

Thursday 14th - Mostly cloudy to overcast with scattered showers, intermittent rain and isolated thunderstorms across the NW and Central Bahamas early, shifting across the Central and SE Bahamas through nightfall. Maximum temperature 78°F and minimum temperature 68°F. Small craft should exercise caution across the NW Bahamas through the day with higher gusts at times. Winds N to NE at 15 to 20 knots, gusting near 25 knots at times across the NW and Central Bahamas early, then falling to 10 to 15 knots by night time and SE to S at 10 to 15 knots in the SE Bahamas, falling light and variable at times. Seas 4 to 6 feet across the NW and Central Bahamas early, falling to 2 to 4 feet later and 2 to 4 feet in the SE Bahamas, falling to 3 feet or less at times.

Friday 15th – Variably Cloudy, a bit breezy and warm with scattered showers and widely scattered thunderstorms mainly across the Central and SE Bahamas during the daytime. Generally clearing to fair skies and mild at mild at night. Maximum temperature 80°F and minimum temperature 70°F. Winds NE to E at 10 to 15 knots across the NW Bahamas early, falling variable at 10 knots or less later and variable at 10 knots or less across the Central and SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet across the NW Bahamas early, falling to 3 feet or less later and seas 3 feet or less across the Central and SE Bahamas.

Saturday 16th
– Partly to mostly sunny, a bit breezy and warm with the slight chance of a daytime shower. Fair to clear skies and cool at night. Maximum temperature 83°F and minimum temperature 67°F. Winds variable at 10 knots or less across the entire Bahamas. Seas 3 feet or less across the entire Bahamas.

Sunday 17t
h – Mostly sunny and warm with the slight chance of a shower. Fair to clear skies and mild at night. Maximum temperature 84°F and minimum temperature 70°F. Winds SSE to SSW at 10 to 15 knots in the NW Bahamas; SE to S at 10 to 15 knots in the Central Bahamas and E to SE at 10 to 15 knots in the SE Bahamas, falling light and variable at times. Seas 2 to 4 feet across the entire Bahamas, falling to 3 feet or less across all areas at times.

Monday 18th
– Partly to mostly sunny and warm with the slight chance of a shower during the daytime. Fair to clear skies and warm at night. Maximum temperature 86°F and minimum temperature 72°F. Winds SE to S at 10 to 15 knots across the NW Bahamas and E to SE at 10 to 15 knots across the Central and SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet across the ocean for the entire Bahamas.

Tuesday 19t
h – Partly to mostly sunny with the chance of an isolated shower mainly across the SE Bahamas during the daytime. Partly cloudy to fair skies and warm at night with the slight chance of a shower. Maximum temperature 86°F and minimum temperature 72°F. Small craft should exercise caution across the SE Bahamas. Winds E to SE at 10 to 15 knots across the NW Bahamas; E’ly at 10 to 15 knots with higher gusts across the Central Bahamas and E’ly at 15 to 20 knots across the SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet across the NW and Central Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet across the SE Bahamas.

Wednesday 20th
– Partly to mostly sunny and warm with the slight chance of an isolated shower during the daytime. Partly cloudy and warm at night with the slight chance of an isolated shower or two. Maximum temperature 85°F and minimum temperature 72°F. Small craft should exercise caution across the Central and SE Bahamas. Winds E to SE at 10 to 15 knots with higher gusts across the NW Bahamas and E to SE at 15 to 20 knots across the Central and SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet across the NW Bahamas, but higher in gusts and 4 to 6 feet across the Central and SE Bahamas.

Beachgoers and mariners should exercise extreme caution due to rough surf and the risk of dangerous rip currents mainly along north and east coast beaches during stated advisories.

Geoffrey Greene For (Director)

News date : 02/14/2019    Category : Hurricane, Press Releases, Weather

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