BAHAMAS MARINE FORECAST

MARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 12AM WEDNESDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 2017 ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 0330 UTC.

                                                                                                                      

GENERAL SITUATION: HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NORTH OF THE AREA WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE THE WEATHER ACROSS THE ISLANDS TODAY

FOR ALL AREAS

WINDS: NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND NEAR 15 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS…

SEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET OVER THE OCEAN IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS…

WEATHER:  SLIGHT CHANCE OF A BRIEF SHOWER OR TWO…

                                                 

MOONSET: 4:30AM                MOONRISE: 5:01PM                                 

HIGH TIDE: 5:59AM               LOW TIDE: 12:15PM

HIGH TIDE: 6:16PM               LOW TIDE: 12:32AM THU

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK: A weak and non-tropical area of low pressure is located about 1000 miles east-southeast of Bermuda. Associated shower activity is limited and displaced well to the east of the low's center of circulation. Subtropical or tropical development of the low is not expected due to unfavorable environmental conditions while the system moves westward during the next couple of days. Elsewhere tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days…

FORECASTER: GREGORY D THOMPSON (SMO)/ss