Seven - Day Weather Forecast 22nd to 28th February, 2024

Fri, Feb 23rd 2024, 09:50 AM

A ridge of high pressure will prevail across the islands producing relatively dry and stable conditions through Friday.  The ridge will gradually weaken and shift eastward to allow a cold front to drift into the Northwest Bahamas early on Saturday.  The cold front will move into the Central Bahamas by Saturday afternoon and onto the Southeast Bahamas later Saturday night.  High pressure will build behind the front and usher in a cooler and drier airmass across the islands through mid-week.
 
THURSDAY 22nd – Mostly sunny, mild and a bit breezy with a slight chance of A passing shower or two.  Fair and cool at night.   A Small craft advisory is in effect due to swells.  Winds: Northeast to East at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest and Central Bahamas becoming East to Southeast at 10 knots or less tonight; North to Northeast at 15 knots in the Southeast Bahamas, veering Northeast to East tonight.  Seas: 2 to 4 feet nearshore and in sheltered areas, building up to 8 feet offshore and along Atlantic exposures in north to northeasterly swells.
 
FRIDAY 23rd - Partly sunny and warm with the chance of a stray shower or two.  Fair and mild at night.   A Small craft advisory is in effect due to swells.  Winds:  Southeast to South at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest and Central Bahamas, shifting South to Southwest at 15 to 20 knots at night in the Northwestern islands; East to Southeast at 10 at 15 knots in the and Southeast Bahamas, veering Southeast to South at night.  Seas: 2 to 4 feet nearshore and in sheltered areas, building up to 8 feet offshore and along Atlantic exposures in northeasterly swells.
 
SATURDAY 24th _ Variably cloudy, warm and breezy with widely scattered showers mainly in vicinity of the frontal boundary; turning partly cloudy, cool and breezy at night behind the front.  Partly sunny and warm conditions elsewhere.  Small craft operators should exercise caution in the Northwest and Central Bahamas.  Winds: Southwest to West at 15 to 20 knots, with higher gusts, ahead of the front in the Northwest and Central Bahamas, shifting Northwesterly at 15 to 20 knots behind the front; South to Southwest at 10 to 15 knots in the Southeast Bahamas, veering West to Northwest at 10 knots at night.  Seas: 4 to 7 feet in slight northeasterly swells in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; 2 to 4 feet in the Southeast Bahamas.
 
SUNDAY 25th – Mostly sunny and mild during the day, turning fair and cool at night in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; partly cloudy with a few residual showers in the Southeast Bahamas through night.  Small craft operators should exercise caution due to swells.  Winds: Northwest to North at 10 to 15 knots, becoming North to Northeast at 10 knots or less by evening in the Northwest Bahamas; North to Northeast at 10 to 15 knots with higher gusts in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.  Seas: 2 to 4 feet building up to 6 feet in northeasterly swells along Atlantic exposures.
 
MONDAY 26th – Partly sunny and mild, turning fair and cool at night.  Small craft operators should exercise caution in the Southeast Bahamas.  Winds: Northeast to East at 10 to 15 knots.  Seas: 2 to 4 over the ocean, building up to 6 feet along Atlantic exposures in the Southeast Bahamas.
 
TUESDAY 27th – Partly sunny and mild; a bit breezy in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.  Fair and cool at night.  Small craft operators should exercise caution due to swells.  Winds: Easterly at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest Bahamas; Northeast to East at 15 to 20 knots in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.  Seas: 2 to 4 feet nearshore and in sheltered areas, building up to 7 feet offshore and along Atlantic exposures in easterly swells.
 
WEDNESDAY 28th – Partly cloudy, a bit warm and breezy during the day; partly cloudy, mild and breezy at night.  Small craft advisory is in effect due to swells.  Winds: Easterly at 15 to 20 knots in the Northwest Bahamas; Northeast to East at 15 to 25 knots in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.  Seas: 4 to 6 feet nearshore building up to 8 feet in northeast to easterly swells along Atlantic exposures.

A ridge of high pressure will prevail across the islands producing relatively dry and stable conditions through Friday.  The ridge will gradually weaken and shift eastward to allow a cold front to drift into the Northwest Bahamas early on Saturday.  The cold front will move into the Central Bahamas by Saturday afternoon and onto the Southeast Bahamas later Saturday night.  High pressure will build behind the front and usher in a cooler and drier airmass across the islands through mid-week.
 
THURSDAY 22nd – Mostly sunny, mild and a bit breezy with a slight chance of A passing shower or two.  Fair and cool at night.   A Small craft advisory is in effect due to swells.  Winds: Northeast to East at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest and Central Bahamas becoming East to Southeast at 10 knots or less tonight; North to Northeast at 15 knots in the Southeast Bahamas, veering Northeast to East tonight.  Seas: 2 to 4 feet nearshore and in sheltered areas, building up to 8 feet offshore and along Atlantic exposures in north to northeasterly swells.
 
FRIDAY 23rd - Partly sunny and warm with the chance of a stray shower or two.  Fair and mild at night.   A Small craft advisory is in effect due to swells.  Winds:  Southeast to South at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest and Central Bahamas, shifting South to Southwest at 15 to 20 knots at night in the Northwestern islands; East to Southeast at 10 at 15 knots in the and Southeast Bahamas, veering Southeast to South at night.  Seas: 2 to 4 feet nearshore and in sheltered areas, building up to 8 feet offshore and along Atlantic exposures in northeasterly swells.
 
SATURDAY 24th _ Variably cloudy, warm and breezy with widely scattered showers mainly in vicinity of the frontal boundary; turning partly cloudy, cool and breezy at night behind the front.  Partly sunny and warm conditions elsewhere.  Small craft operators should exercise caution in the Northwest and Central Bahamas.  Winds: Southwest to West at 15 to 20 knots, with higher gusts, ahead of the front in the Northwest and Central Bahamas, shifting Northwesterly at 15 to 20 knots behind the front; South to Southwest at 10 to 15 knots in the Southeast Bahamas, veering West to Northwest at 10 knots at night.  Seas: 4 to 7 feet in slight northeasterly swells in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; 2 to 4 feet in the Southeast Bahamas.
 
SUNDAY 25th – Mostly sunny and mild during the day, turning fair and cool at night in the Northwest and Central Bahamas; partly cloudy with a few residual showers in the Southeast Bahamas through night.  Small craft operators should exercise caution due to swells.  Winds: Northwest to North at 10 to 15 knots, becoming North to Northeast at 10 knots or less by evening in the Northwest Bahamas; North to Northeast at 10 to 15 knots with higher gusts in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.  Seas: 2 to 4 feet building up to 6 feet in northeasterly swells along Atlantic exposures.
 
MONDAY 26th – Partly sunny and mild, turning fair and cool at night.  Small craft operators should exercise caution in the Southeast Bahamas.  Winds: Northeast to East at 10 to 15 knots.  Seas: 2 to 4 over the ocean, building up to 6 feet along Atlantic exposures in the Southeast Bahamas.
 
TUESDAY 27th – Partly sunny and mild; a bit breezy in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.  Fair and cool at night.  Small craft operators should exercise caution due to swells.  Winds: Easterly at 10 to 15 knots in the Northwest Bahamas; Northeast to East at 15 to 20 knots in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.  Seas: 2 to 4 feet nearshore and in sheltered areas, building up to 7 feet offshore and along Atlantic exposures in easterly swells.
 
WEDNESDAY 28th – Partly cloudy, a bit warm and breezy during the day; partly cloudy, mild and breezy at night.  Small craft advisory is in effect due to swells.  Winds: Easterly at 15 to 20 knots in the Northwest Bahamas; Northeast to East at 15 to 25 knots in the Central and Southeast Bahamas.  Seas: 4 to 6 feet nearshore building up to 8 feet in northeast to easterly swells along Atlantic exposures.
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