Weather Forecast for The Bahamas February 26-March 3, 2019

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February 26, 2019

General Situation: A cold front will slowly move south-eastward across the NW Bahamas as high pressure ridge builds in its wake through Monday night. As front becomes stationary in the vicinity of New Providence area Tuesday, it will produce unsettled weather before changing to a warm front. On Wednesday the warm front will move northward while producing heavy downpours and possible localized flooding in areas of Grand Bahama and Abaco. On Thursday the warm front will exit the area as a second weak cold front affects the NW Bahamas then slowly dissipates. High pressure ridge will build over the Bahamas and then shift eastward as another cold front moves near the Extreme NW Bahamas on Sunday.

Tuesday 26th – Partly cloudy to cloudy, windy and warm with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly in the NW Bahamas during the daytime through night time. Elsewhere, partly to mostly sunny, breezy and warm during the day, turning partly cloudy to fair and warm at night. Maximum temperature 83°F and minimum temperature 73°F. Small craft advisory in effect for the NW Bahamas and a caution across the Central and SE Bahamas. Winds E’ly at 15 to 25 knots across the NW Bahamas and E’ly at 15 to 20 knots across the Central and SE Bahamas. Seas 5 to 8 feet across the NW Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet across the Central and SE Bahamas.

Wednesday 27th – Partly to mostly sunny, breezy early and warm with scattered showers and widely scattered thunderstorms, some heavy to severe at times across the NW Bahamas through nightfall. Elsewhere partly sunny, breezy and warm with few isolated showers during the day, turning partly cloudy to fair and warm with the chance of a shower at night. Maximum temperature 83°F and minimum temperature 71°F. Small craft should exercise caution across the NW and Central Bahamas early and a caution across the SE Bahamas through nightfall. Winds E to SE at 15 to 20 knots early in the NW and Central Bahamas, turning SSE to SSW at 10 to 15 knots later and E’ly at 15 to 20 knots with higher gusts in the SE Bahamas. Seas 4 to 6 feet early in the NW and Central Bahamas, falling to 2 to 4 feet later and 4 to 7 feet across the SE Bahamas.

Thursday 28th – Partly cloudy to cloudy, a bit breezy early and warm with scattered showers and a possible thunderstorm or two mainly across the NW Bahamas during the daytime through nightfall. Elsewhere, mostly sunny, breezy early and warm with the chance of a passing shower across the Central and SE Bahamas, turning fair and warm at night. Maximum temperature 84°F and minimum temperature 72°F. Small craft should exercise caution in the SE Bahamas. Winds SSE to SSW at 10 to 15 knots but gusty at times in the NW and Central Bahamas and E to SE at 15 to 20 knots across the SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet in the NW and Central Bahamas with higher gusts and 4 to 6 feet across the SE Bahamas

Friday 01st – 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 71°F. Winds variable at 10 knots or less in the NW and Central Bahamas and E’ly at 10 to 15 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 1 to 3 feet in the NW and Central Bahamas and 2 to 4 feet in the SE Bahamas.

Saturday 02nd – 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 85°F and minimum temperature 72°F. Winds E to SE at 10 knots or less in the NW and Central Bahamas, falling light and variable at times and E’ly at 10 to 15 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 1 to 3 feet across the NW and Central Bahamas and 2 to 4 feet across the SE Bahamas.

Sunday 03rd
– Partly cloudy and warm with the chance of a few isolated showers during the daytime, turning partly cloudy to fair at night and mild at night with a slight chance of shower. Maximum temperature 84°F and minimum temperature 71°F. Winds E to SE at 05 to 10 knots in the NW Bahamas and E’ly at 10 to 15 knots in the Central and SE Bahamas. Seas 1 to 3 feet across the NW Bahamas and 2 to 4 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 : 02/26/2019    Category : Hurricane, Press Releases, Weather

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