Seven Day Weather Forecast Sunday 21st to Saturday 27th February

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February 22, 2021

Strong high pressure behind a quasi-stationary front draped across the Central Bahamas will produce fresh to very strong winds over The Bahamas. Hazardous boating conditions are expected in the Northwest and Central Bahamas through Monday. Another cold front will enter the Northwest Bahamas on Tuesday and quickly race southeastwards through the islands. High pressure will then prevail across the area through the weekend, outside of a short-lived, weak surface trough that is expected to form over the Northwest Bahamas on Thursday and increase shower chances.

SUNDAY 21st – Weather: Mostly cloudy to overcast, cool and very windy in the Northwest and Central Bahamas with light passing showers.  Variably cloudy, warm and breezy in the Southeastern islands with a few passing showers during the day, becoming very windy at night.   Small Craft Operators should remain in port in the Northwest and Central Bahamas.  A Small Craft Caution in the Southeast Bahamas increases to a Small Craft Advisory tonight.  Winds:Northeast to East at 20 to 30 knots, gusting to near gale at times, in the Northwest and Central Bahamas.  Northeast to East at 15 to 20 knots, increasing 20 to 25 knots at night over open waters in the Southeast Bahamas. Seas: 8 to 12 feet over the ocean in North to Northeasterly swells in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; 4 to 6 feet, building 7 to 10 feet at night in the Southeast Bahamas.

MONDAY 22nd – Mostly cloudy to overcast, cool and windy with isolated showers mainly in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.  A Small Craft Advisory will be in effect for all areas today; Small Craft Caution will come into effect in the evening.   Winds:Easterly at 15 to 25 knots early in the Northwest and Central Bahamas, shifting East to Southeast at 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Easterly at 20 to 25 knots over open waters in the Southeast Bahamas, decreasing 15 to 20 knots at night.  Seas: 5 to 8 feet over the ocean in the Northwest and Central Bahamas, decreasing 4 to 6 feet in the afternoon and 7 to 10 feet in the Southeast Bahamas, falling 4 to 7 feet at night.  Seas higher in North to Northeasterly swells for all areas.

TUESDAY 23rd – Partly cloudy, warm and breezy with increasing cloudiness and scattered showers along with possible isolated thunderstorms in vicinity of the front.  A Small Craft Caution will be in effect for all areas.   Winds:Southeast to South at 15 to 20 knots early in the Northwest and Central Bahamas, gradually decreasing 10 to 15 knots by afternoon ahead of the front; then shifting Northwest to North at 15 to 20 knots behind the front.  East to Southeast at 15 to 20 knots in the Southeast Bahamas, decreasing 10 to 15 knots at night. Seas: 4 to 7 feet over the ocean for all areas, falling 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon ahead of the front, then building 4 to 6 feet behind the front.

WEDNESDAY 24th – Partly cloudy and warm but also breezy in the Southeast Bahamas with the isolated showers and a few possible thunderstorms.  A Small Craft Caution will come into effect for the Southeast Bahamas.  Winds:Northeast to East at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; East to Southeast at 15 to 20 knots in the Southeast Bahamas.  Seas:2 to 4 feet over the ocean in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; 4 to 6 feet in the Southeast Bahamas.

THURSDAY 25th – Partly cloudy and warm in the Northwest and Central Bahamas with isolated showers and the chance of a few thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, warm and breezy in the Southeast Bahamas with a stray shower or two.   Small Craft Caution will continue for the Southeast Bahamas.  Winds: Northeast to East at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; East to Southeast at 15 to 20 knots in the Central & Southeast Bahamas. Seas:2 to 4 feet over the ocean in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; 4 to 6 feet in the Southeast Bahamas.

FRIDAY 26th – Partly cloudy, warm and breezy with isolated showers through tonight. A Small Craft Caution is in effect for all areas during the day; A Small Craft Advisory will come into effect for the Central and Southeast Bahamas at night.  Winds:Northeast to East at 15 to 20 knots for all areas during the day, becoming Easterly at 15 to 25 knots in the Central and Southeast Bahamas at night.  Seas:4 to 6 feet over the ocean for all areas during the day, increasing 5 to 8 feet tonight in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.

SATURDAY 27th – Partly sunny, warm and breezy with a few possible passing showers; turning mainly fair and breezy tonight.  A Small Craft Caution continues for the Northwest Bahamas and Small Craft Advisory will remain in effect for the Central and Southeast Bahamas.   Winds: East to Southeast at 15 to 20 knots in the Northwest Bahamas and Easterly at 20 to 25 knots in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.  Seas:4 to 6 feet over the ocean in the Northwest Bahamas and 7 to 10 feet in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.

News date : 02/22/2021    Category : Weather

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