Seven Day Forecast for The Bahamas from March 7-13, 2019

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March 07, 2019

General Situation: A cold front across the SE Bahamas will continue to move south-eastwards as high pressure ridge over the Eastern United States produces brisk winds with cooler conditions over the Bahamas. High pressure ridge will shift eastwards bringing warmer conditions as the cold front weakens and gradually dissipate near the Hispaniola area through Friday. High pressure ridge will continue to build across the Bahamas through the weekend as another cold front approaches the area Monday. The cold front will move through the NW Bahamas early Tuesday and across the Central Bahamas through early Wednesday followed by building high pressure ridge from the north.

Thursday 07th – Variably cloudy, breezy and warm with a some scattered showers or the chance of a thunderstorm mainly across the Central and SE Bahamas during the daytime through nightfall. In the NW Bahamas expect partly sunny, breezy and mild conditions during the daytime, turning breezy and cool at night. Maximum temperature 76°F and minimum temperature 66°F. Small craft should exercise caution in the NW Bahamas; an advisory in the Central Bahamas will become a caution and a caution in the SE Bahamas will become an advisory by mid-morning. Winds NE’ly at 15 to 20 knots across the NW Bahamas; NE’ly at 15 to 25 knots in the Central Bahamas, decreasing to 15 to 20 knots by afternoon and NE’ly at 15 to 20 knots early, increasing to 15 to 25 knots by afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet in the NW Bahamas; 5 to 8 feet in the Central Bahamas, falling to 4 to 6 feet by afternoon and 4 to 6 feet in the SE Bahamas building to 5 to 8 feet by afternoon. Some moderate to large N’ly to NE’ly swells mainly across the Central and SE Bahamas decreasing late.

Friday 08th
– Partly cloudy to cloudy and warm with the chance of few passing showers during the daytime. Partly cloudy to fair skies, breezy and mild at night. Maximum temperature 82°F and minimum temperature 67°F. Small craft should exercise caution in the NW and Central Bahamas and an advisory in the SE Bahamas. Winds NE to E at 15 to 20 knots across the NW and Central Bahamas, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots at times and NE to E at 15 to 25 knots across the SE Bahamas. Seas 4 to 6 feet across the NW and Central Bahamas, falling to 2 to 4 feet at times in the NW Bahamas and 5 to 8 feet in the SE Bahamas. ome moderate to large N’ly to NE’ly swells mainly across the Central and SE Bahamas.

Saturday 09th – Partly to mostly sunny, a bit breezy at times and warm with a few spotty showers across all areas during the daytime, turning fair to clear skies and mild at night. Maximum temperature 85°F and minimum temperature 70°F. Small craft should exercise caution for the entire Bahamas throughout the day. Winds E to SE at 15 to 20 knots for the entire Bahamas, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots at times mainly across the NW and Central Bahamas. Seas 4 to 6 feet over the entire Bahamas, falling to 2 to 4 feet at times mainly across the NW and Central Bahamas.

Sunday 10th – Partly to mostly sunny, breezy and warm with the chance of isolated showers mainly across the Central and SE Bahamas during the daytime, turning fair to clear skies, breezy and warm at night time. Maximum temperature 86°F and minimum temperature 73°F. Small craft should exercise caution across the entire Bahamas. Winds E to SE at 15 to 20 knots in the NW Bahamas, but decreasing to 10 to 15 knots by early afternoon and E’ly at 15 to 20 knots across the Central and SE Bahamas. Seas 4 to 6 feet over the entire Bahamas, but falling to 2 to 4 feet across the NW Bahamas by early afternoon.

Monday 11th – Partly to mostly sunny, a bit breezy and warm with the chance of isolated showers across all areas, turning mainly fair to clear skies and warm at night across the entire Bahamas. Maximum temperature 86°F and minimum temperature 73°F. Small craft should exercise in the Central Bahamas and an advisory in the SE Bahamas early, decreasing to caution by afternoon. Winds SE’ly at 10 to 15 knots in the NW Bahamas; E to SE at 15 to 20 knots in the Central Bahamas, becoming 10 to 15 knots at times and E’ly at 15 to 20 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet across the NW Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet across the Central and SE Bahamas, falling to 2 to 4 at times across the Central Bahamas.

Tuesday 12th – Partly to mostly sunny and warm with the slight chance of a shower, turning fair to clear skies and warm at night. Maximum temperature 85°F and minimum temperature 72°F. Small craft should exercise caution early in the Central and SE Bahamas. Winds ENE to ESE at 10 to 15 knots in the NW Bahamas, falling light and variable at times and E’ly at 15 to 20 knots in the Central and SE Bahamas early, falling to 10 to 15 knots by afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet in the NW Bahamas, falling to 1 to 3 feet at times and 4 to 6 feet in the Central and SE Bahamas.

Wednesday 13th – Partly cloudy to cloudy and warm with the chance of isolated showers across the NW and Central Bahamas during the daytime through night time. Partly to mostly sunny, breezy and warm with the slight chance of isolated showers during the daytime across the SE Bahamas, turning fair to clear at night. Maximum temperature 85°F and minimum temperature 72°F. Small craft should exercise caution across the SE Bahamas early and a caution across parts of the NW Bahamas by afternoon then the remainder of the Bahamas through nightfall. Winds NE to E at 10 to 15 knots across the NW Bahamas, but increasing to 15 to 20 knots by afternoon; NE to E at 10 to 15 knots in the Central Bahamas, but increasing to 15 to 20 knots nightfall and NE to E at 15 to 20 knots in the SE Bahamas, but decreasing to 10 to 15 knots later. Seas 2 to 4 feet in the NW and Central Bahamas early, building to 4 to 6 feet across the NW and Central Bahamas from afternoon to night time and 4 to 6 feet in the SE Bahamas early, but decreasing to 2 to 4 feet during the daytime. Moderate to large NE’ly swells across the NW and Central 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 : 03/07/2019    Category : Hurricane, Press Releases, Weather

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