Seven Day Weather Forecast 3rd May to 9th May 2021

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May 04, 2021

High pressure will dominate the weather pattern across the islands of The Bahamas for the majority of the week.  This will keep a southerly wind flow across the area to support very warm to hot daytime temperatures and warm night.  A cold front is expected to move into the Northwest Bahamas on Friday; however, pre-frontal activity may bring some unsettled weather in the Northern islands from Thursday night.  The front is expected to produce showers and thunderstorms across the Northwest and Central Bahamas through Saturday, as it moves southeastward, gradually weakening.  High pressure will build behind the front and prevail across the area through early next week.

MONDAY 3rd – Weather: Partly sunny, hot and a bit breezy with the chance of a few passing showers and a stray thunderstorm.  Fair and warm tonight.  Small Craft operators in the Southeast Bahamas should exercise caution.  Winds: Southeast to South at 15 knots over open waters in the Northwest Bahamas; East to Southeast at 10 to 15 knots in the Central Bahamas and 15 to 20 knots in the Southeast Bahamas.  Seas: 3 to 5 feet over the ocean in the Northwest Bahamas; 2 to 4 feet in the Central Bahamas and 4  to 6 feet in the Southeast Bahamas.

TUESDAY 4th – Partly sunny, hot and a bit breezy with the chance of a few passing showers and a stray thunderstorm.  Fair and warm at night.  Small Craft operators in the Southeast Bahamas should exercise caution.  Winds: Southeast to South at 10 to 15 knots over open waters in the Northwest Bahamas; East to Southeast at 10 to 15 knots in the Central Bahamas and 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.

WEDNESDAY 5th – Partly sunny and hot; a bit breezy in the Southeast Bahamas with the chance of a few passing showers and a stray thunderstorm.  Fair and warm tonight.  Small Craft operators in the Southeast Bahamas should exercise caution.  Winds: Southeast to South at 10 to 15 knots over open waters in the Northwest Bahamas; East to Southeast at 10 to 15 knots in the Central Bahamas and 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 6th – Partly sunny and hot; a bit breezy in the Southeast Bahamas with the chance of a few passing showers and a stray thunderstorm.  Warm with increased cloudiness over the Northwest Bahamas at night with isolated showers and a few possible thunderstorms. Fair and warm elsewhere over the Bahamas at night.  Expect gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers and thunderstorms in the Northwest Bahamas at night.  Winds:Southeast to South at 10 to 15 knots over open waters in the Northwest Bahamas, decreasing 10 knots or less at night; East to Southeast at 10 to 15 knots in the Central Bahamas and 15 knots in the Southeast Bahamas.  Seas:2 to 4 feet over the ocean in the Northwest and Central Bahamas, decreasing 1 to 3 feet in the Northwest Bahamas at night; 3  to 5 feet in the Southeast Bahamas.

FRIDAY 7th – Variably cloudy and warm with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the Northwest Bahamas, occasionally throughout the day and night. Partly sunny and hot elsewhere with possible isolated showers, turning fair and warm at night.  Expect gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers and thunderstorms in the Northwest Bahamas.  Winds:South to Southwest at 10 to 15 knots ahead of the front in the Northwest Bahamas, shifting North to Northeast at 10 to 15 knots behind the front. Easterly at 10 to 15 knots in the Central and Southeast Bahamas but falling light and variable at times.  Seas: 2 to 4 feet over the ocean.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SATURDAY 8th – Variably cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly in the Northwest and Central Bahamas. Partly cloudy and warm in the Southeast Bahamas with isolated showers and a few possible thunderstorms.  Small Craft operators in the Northwest Bahamas should exercise caution...Small Craft Caution will come into effect for the Central and Southeast Bahamas at night.  Also, expect gusty winds and higher seas in or near heavy showers and thunderstorms.   Winds:Northeast to East at 15 to 20 knots in the Northwest Bahamas; East to Southeast at 10 knots or less in the Central Bahamas, becoming Northeast to East at 15 to 20 knots at night; East to Southeast at 10 to 15 knots in the Southeast Bahamas, increasing 15 to 20 knots at night.  Seas: 4 to 6 feet over the ocean in the Northwest Bahamas, 1 to 3 feet in the Central Bahamas, building 4 to 6 feet at night; 2 to 4 feet in the Southeast Bahamas, increasing 4 to 6 feet at night.

 SUNDAY 9th – Partly cloudy and breezy to windy with isolated showers.  Small Craft operators in the Northwest and Central Bahamas should exercise caution and a Small Craft Advisory will come into effect for the Southeast Bahamas.  Winds: East to Southeast at 15 to 20 knots in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; Easterly at 15 to 25 knots in the Southeast Bahamas. Seas: 4 to 6 feet over the ocean in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; 5 to 8 feet in the Southeast Bahamas.

 

News date : 05/04/2021    Category : Weather

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