Weather Forecast for The Bahamas-June 1-12, 2019

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June 11, 2019

General Situation: High pressure ridge over the area continues to dominate the weather with weak low to upper level troughing across or east of the SE Bahamas affecting the area through the weekend. High pressure ridge remains over the area as mid to upper level troughing shifts around the Hispaniola and Puerto Rico area through Wednesday of the new week.

Tuesday 11th – Partly cloudy, humid and hot with the chance of few isolated showers likely during the daytime. Partly cloudy to fair skies and warm at night time with the chance of few scattered showers across the NW Bahamas at night time. Maximum temperature 91°F and a minimum temperature 80°F. Winds SE to S at 10 to 15 knots in the NW Bahamas and E to SE at 10 to 15 knots in the Central and SE Bahamas, falling light and variable at times. Seas 2 to 4 feet over the ocean, falling to 1 to 3 feet at times.

Wednesday 12th – Variably cloudy, humid and hot with few lingering scattered showers or a possible isolated thunderstorm mainly across the NW and SE Bahamas through the early morning. Cloudy and warm at night time with few scattered showers remaining across the NW Bahamas. Maximum temperature 91°F and a minimum temperature 80°F. Winds SE’ly at 10 to 15 knots, but falling light and variable at times. Seas 2 to 4 feet across all areas, falling 1 to 3 feet at times.

Thursday 13th – Partly to mostly cloudy, humid and hot with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms some becoming heavy to severe at times during the daytime, turning partly cloudy and warm at night time with scattered showers and heavy to severe thunderstorms at times mainly across the NW Bahamas. Maximum temperature 91°F and a minimum temperature 80°F. Winds SSE to SSW at 10 to 15 knots in the NW and Central Bahamas, falling light and variable at times and E to SE at 12 to 18 knots in the SE Bahamas with higher gusts. Seas 2 to 4 feet in the NW and Central Bahamas, but falling to 1 to 3 feet at times and 3 to 5 feet in the SE Bahamas but up to 6 feet in gusts.

Friday 14th – Partly cloudy, humid and hot with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorm, some becoming heavy to severe at times during the daytime through night time mainly across the NW Bahamas. Maximum temperature 90°F and a minimum temperature 80°F. Small craft should exercise caution across the SE Bahamas. Winds E to SE at 10 to 15 knots in the NW and Central Bahamas and E’ly at 15 to 20 knots in the SE Bahamas. Seas 2 to 4 feet in the NW and Central Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet in the SE Bahamas. Light to moderate mixed NE’ly to E’ly swells mainly across the SE Bahamas.

Saturday 15th – Partly sunny, humid and hot with the chance of an isolated shower during the daytime. Partly cloudy and warm at night with few lingering showers across the NW and Central Bahamas. Maximum temperature 89°F and a minimum temperature 79°F. Small craft should exercise caution in the Central Bahamas early and a caution continues across the SE Bahamas. Winds E to SE at 10 to 15 knots in the NW Bahamas and E’y at 15 to 20 knots in the Central and SE Bahamas, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the Central and SE Bahamas later. Seas 2 to 4 feet over the ocean in the NW Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet in the Central and SE Bahamas, falling to 2 to 4 feet in the Central Bahamas later. Light to moderate mixed NE’ly to E’ly ocean swells mainly across the SE Bahamas.

Sunday 16th – Partly cloudy to cloudy, humid and hot with few scattered showers or a possible isolated thunderstorm during the daytime. Generally clearing across the NW Bahamas through nightfall but remaining partly cloudy to cloudy with few isolated showers likely. Maximum temperature 89°F and a minimum temperature 79°F. Winds ESE to SSE at 10 to 15 knots in the NW and Central Bahamas and E to SE at 15 to 20 knots in the SE Bahamas early, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots later. Seas 2 to 4 feet in the NW Bahamas and 4 to 6 feet in the Central and SE Bahamas, falling to 2 to 4 feet across the Central Bahamas later. 

Beachgoers and mariners should be vigilant due to rough surf and the high risk of dangerous rip currents mainly along the north and east coast beaches during stated advisories. Mariners should exercise caution for gusty winds and higher seas during heavy showers or thunderstorms.

Geoffrey Greene For (Director)

News date : 06/11/2019    Category : Hurricane, Press Releases, Weather

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