Compton says absent Abueva dealing with ‘personal matters’

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCalvin Abueva was noticeably absent in Alaska’s 101-92 loss to Star Friday night in the PBA Governors’ Cup at Ynares Sports Center,The gutsy forward also reportedly hasn’t showed up in Alaska practices late and has skipped the national team training since the resumption last Thursday. ADVERTISEMENT View comments ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets MOST READ Aces head coach Alex Compton, though, offered little explanation about his star forward’s absence.“He’s got personal matters to take care of, and that’s all I can comment,” said Compton.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Abueva is part of the lineup that is set to compete in the Fiba Asia Cup in Lebanon.The Filipinos are set to leave for the continental meet in Beirut on August 6 and Compton is unsure whether Abueva will still play for Alaska until then. Team Manila softbelles gain semis Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ “We’ll find out how things are, I really don’t have anything else to comment but that’s all I can share to you,” said Compton. LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

Football Tops Butler, 28-14, On Senior Day

first_imgDrake’s special teams helped set up the Bulldogs to take a 7-0 lead. Devin Cates blocked a punt to put the offense on Butler’s 29-yard line. Three-plays later, Kraemer found Eric Saubert for a nine-yard touchdown pass. at Stetson University 11/19/2016 – 12 p.m. Grant Kraemer helped pace Drake’s offense, throwing for 246 yards, three touchdowns and completed 19-of-28 passes. Grant Menard led all receivers with 88 yards and two touchdowns on six receptions. Conley Wilkins recorded a game-high 78 yards rushing with a touchdown and is 59 yards (941) from becoming the fifth Bulldog to rush from 1,000 yards in a single season since 1986. DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University football team sent its 15 seniors out on a high note as the Bulldogs defeated Butler, 28-14, in their final home game of the season on Saturday. Listen Live Watch Live Drake’s offense came out of halftime clicking as the Bulldogs scored on their first two possession of the third-quarter, extending their lead to 28-7. Kraemer completed a 20-yard touchdown pass to Menard, and then Wilkins put Drake up by 21 points with a six-yard touchdown run. Next Game: Preview Buy Tickets Live Stats Full Schedule Roster Defensively, Michael Roane registered a team-best 11 tackles, while Tanner Evans recorded eight stops, including two tackles for a loss and a sack. A few possession later, Terry Wallen recorded his fourth interception of the season to give the offense the ball back to start the second-quarter. In the fourth-quarter, Drake’s defense forced Butler to turn the ball over on downs in Drake territory on back-to-back drives. Butler answered Drake’s touchdown with a score of its own as Drake took a 14-7 lead into intermission. “It’s a tough offense because they are running all kinds of motion and their quarterback is a good athlete. When they get things going they are tough to stop, but our defense did a great job today,” said Drake head coach Rick Fox. Butler came right back and put together its longest drive of the game, 75 yards, to cut its deficit to 14 points when Duvante Lane walked into the end zone from one yard out. The Bulldogs’ offense sealed the 28-14 victory when Wilkins converted on fourth-and-one to let the final minute run off the clock. The Bulldogs took advantage of the turnover with a 12-play 70-yard drive, capped off by an eight-yard touchdown catch by Menard to give Drake a 14-0 lead. “It’s huge to win your last home game, but now we want to finish it out right next week at Stetson,” said Fox about sending the seniors out with a win on Senior Day. Drake will wrap up the 2016 season with a trip to Stetson University on Saturday, Nov. 19. Kickoff is set for 12 p.m. CDT. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

Swifts Don’t Just Dream of Flying…

first_img…they fly while dreaming.  Did you know that swifts, the aerial acrobats of the air, sleep on the wing?  That’s not all, they adapt their wing shape to turn on a dime.  Science Daily summarized the cover story of Nature this week (April 26) that examined “wing morphing” in swifts – their ability to change wing shape in flight.  Dutch and Swedish scientists ran tests in wind tunnels to measure the lift and drag for different wing shapes.  Extended wings are more efficient for gliding, but swept wings are good for tight turns and speed.  Swept wings also protect against breakage.  Swifts gain a 3-fold advantage in flight efficiency by continually adjusting the shape of their wings.    Wing morphing is the “latest trend in aviation,” the article says.  NASA is experimenting with micro-aircraft that can vary wing shape in flight for use in surveillance.  Students in the Netherlands are also imitating the flight of the swift with their model aircraft.  But then, even the Wright brothers observed birds for ideas on how to construct wings for the first airplane.    The article also says that swifts even mate in the air.  They only land on their cliff-hanging nests to lay eggs.  Otherwise, it’s in the air all the time—up to 1.5 km high at night while roosting in mid-air.  European swifts migrate to South Africa and back each year.  In a lifetime, a swift will fly 4.5 million kilometers—equivalent to 100 round trips around the Earth.Swifts also eat up to 20,000 insects a night.  Fortunately, no evolution fables polluted this story.  No one tried to say that a T. rex morphed into a swift over millions of years.  That wouldn’t fly on a wing or a prayer.  Who taught swifts the kind of aerodynamics NASA admires?  Who gave them both the hardware and software to live on the wing almost all the time?  Who programmed the autopilot that allows them to roost without a roost?  Calling a swift swift is like calling an orange orange.  What would they call a human?  Smart?  Wise?  Sometimes.  Homo is not always sapiens sapiens.  For proof, see next entry.(Visited 17 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

Soccer City: an architect’s dream

first_img25 February 2010 Architect Bob van Bebber waited 15 years to realise his dream – and it’s a dream the world can share on 11 June when 88 851 spectators take their seats at South Africa’s spectacular Soccer City stadium for the opening of the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. Van Bebber originally proposed a stadium – not just any stadium but a World Cup stadium – back in 1991 while completing his architecture degree at the University of the Witwatersrand. But he was told a stadium required too much engineering – until then engineers mostly designed stadiums. So he told his professor at the time, respected conservation architect Herbert Prins, that one day he would do it. That day arrived in 2006, when his design for Soccer City was approved. “This has been a dream project that I have been chasing for so long,” he says. A massive calabash, one of the symbols of rural African life, rises from the ground at Nasrec on the outskirts of Soweto in Johannesburg, outflanking the long, surrounding mine dumps. “I wanted to bring aesthetics and design into a stadium,” explains Van Bebber, a keen footballer at one time. The calabash was selected from a number of designs as being “the most recognisable object to represent what would automatically be associated with the African continent and not any other”, he says. “The calabash, or ‘melting pot of African cultures’, sits on a raised podium, on top of which is located a ‘pit of fire’. Thus the pot sits in a depression, which is the ‘pit of fire’, as if it were being naturally fired,” reads the info pack. It is hoped that the calabash shape will be “recognised instantly by spectators in every corner of the world”. Aesthetics and design So, does it have aesthetics and design? Its large, rounded shape is created by means of thousands of glass-fibre concrete panels in eight different earthy colours, fitted together in a patchwork, and curving around into the cantilevered roof. Odd glazed panels punctuate this facade, allowing sunlight to stream in. The three-tier stadium soars 60 metres into the air, and stretches across 300 metres. At night when the lights are on, it takes on a fantastic glow, something almost extraterrestrial. It looks magical from a distance; it looks magical from inside, with its multiple shapes and colours soaring above your head in a curve, as you enter. Although it encases you in its roundness, that roundness is tempered by huge angled concrete columns and ramps on the inside, and although the concrete is dead and grey, the contrasting shapes are alive with design, enhanced by tall open spaces. Van Bebber says that for him the design of the calabash has special meaning. “It symbolises people coming together, a melting pot of cultures, sharing and passing around the calabash.” And the world is going to be sharing from that calabash come June. He says now, with the stadium almost complete and a truly splendid addition to Johannesburg’s growing list of African-inspired structures, that he is “very proud” of it. Construction will take three years – it started in February 2007 and will be complete in March 2010. Sibongile Mazibuko, the executive director of Joburg’s 2010 unit, says the design of the stadium “symbolises the unity of Africa”. “There is something very cultural about it, it touches who we are,” she says. World football body Fifa describes it as “one of the most artistic and awe-inspiring football venues on the African continent”. Seats Arguably the most striking of all the 10 stadiums, teams playing at Soccer City are likely to be overwhelmed by the sounds of cheering and vuvuzelas coming from 88 851 people, the number of seats in the stadium. This is almost double the capacity of any of the other nine World Cup stadiums around the country. Symbolism has been built into it. Nine vertical lines run through the seats and through the facade, aligning with the other nine 2010 stadiums, as well as the Berlin Stadium, where the 2006 World Cup was held. “These are representative of the road to the final, and it is hoped that, after the World Cup, the scores of each game at each venue will be placed in pre-cast concrete panels on the podium,” reads the information statement. “A visit to the stadium will thus provide one with a full history of the World Cup and all its scores.” The stadium has other significance, too. In 1990, Nelson Mandela was welcomed back to his home town, Johannesburg, here. A funeral service was held here for Communist Party leader Chris Hani, who was assassinated in Boksburg in 1993. First in South Africa Van Bebber is an architect at Boogertman Urban Edge & Partners. The firm was ranked first in South Africa and Africa and 63rd in the world for 2008, according to the World Architecture Magazine. It has been around for 25 years, with offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, Dubai and Mauritius. Its designs range from hotels, shopping centres, office parks and showrooms, to industrial parks and homes and palaces. It has picked up awards for the design of the Parktown Quarter, the Irene Village Mall, the Blu Bird Centre in Rivonia and the Bigen Centre in Pretoria. Van Bebber has previously been involved in the design of office towers, a beach resort in Dubai, retail developments, a parkade, sections of OR Tambo International Airport, and Emperor’s Casino in Benoni. He had been working on a stadium design since 2001, believing that South Africa would win the bid to host the 2010 Fifa World Cup. So when, in 2004, it was announced as the host for the tournament, the firm was asked for its design. Boogertman were ready with seven different proposals, among them a design acknowledging the city’s disappearing mine dumps; the kgotla, defined by the tree, of the African city state; the African map as a horizontal representation, with the roof of the stadium depicted as a desert plane set within the mineral wealth of southern Africa; and a representation of the national flower, the protea. Van Bebber says that very little of the old remodelled FNB Stadium was kept. It had only one grandstand, on its western side, with the other three sides simply banked seats. All sides now have covered stands, with two levels of VIP boxes and suites running completely around the stadium. The moat and the curved geometry of the edges of the field have been retained. Van Bebber is particularly proud of the fact that all seats have a good view of the field. The stadium has green-friendly elements. All lighting is energy efficient; materials from dismantled sections of the old stadium were re-used; water collected in the moat around the field is used to water the field, and excess water is used to flush the toilets. The flushing of the urinals is programmed, releasing water in tune to the use of the toilets. Budget The major challenge has been making the budget stretch as far as it can, says Van Bebber. “But despite this, I think we have given value for money.” The original budget started at R1.9-billion in 2007, and escalated to R3.3-billion by the end. Increasing costs for items like materials, the scope of the stadium and import duties led to the jump in budget, costs felt equally by all the stadium construction teams. Mazibuko agrees, saying that the City has got value for money in Soccer City, and that the investment was “quite justified”. She is also pleased with the impact of the development on the surrounding neighbourhood, which is receiving an upgrade. A transportation hub and pedestrian mall is being constructed to its south and the precinct will contain new roads, walkways, lighting, signage, landscaping, CCTV cameras and public amenities. Boogertman brought in overseas stadium contractors Populous, despite not being required to. One person spent three to four days for six weeks working with Van Bebber’s team, fine-tuning the design. “It was amazing how much we had done right,” says Van Bebber. He admits, however, that building the stadium has been an “almost vertical learning curve”. He is pleased with the comparison with the other stadiums around the country. He feels three of them – in Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth – are good but Eurocentric designs, having been designed by German architects. “They’re very slick, with very high specs, and therefore more expensive.” The Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban cost R4.8-billion to build and the Green Point Stadium in Cape Town cost R5,8-billion. “Soccer City compares very favourably with the others, but we feel it’s ahead of the pack,” he says. It seems appropriate that South Africa will play the first game here. At 4pm on 11 June, Bafana Bafana will run on to the field, to face Mexico. Every South African hopes that the final game, at 8.30pm on 11 July, will also see Bafana Bafana run into the stadium, to take the trophy. Standing with Van Bebber in the stands on a wet day, I suddenly became aware of a gentle roar. I looked around, wondering what it was, then realised: it was the rain flashing down on the roof. A gentle roar seemed a good sound for this spectacular stadium. 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Zambian hydro projects in full swing

first_imgZambia’s Kariba North Bank hydro power station is being upgraded (Image: Travel Pod)  All required funds for the US$430-million expansion of Zambia’s Kariba North Bank hydro power station have been secured, and the project is steaming ahead.The scheme got going in 2008 with $325-million provided by Exim Bank, owned by the Chinese government. The outstanding amount of US$105-million has recently been sourced through a loan from the Development Bank of Southern African (DBSA).The granting of the loan was announced on 26 October 2010 in Zambia.Dr Bane Maleke, a divisional executive at DBSA, confirmed the following day that all funding is now in place. The hydro plant is owned by Zesco, Zambia’s state-owned power utility.Maleke said the funding from China is based on an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) agreement.Sino Hydro Corporation, also of China, is the sole project contractor, and the EPC contract means they have taken full responsibility for construction – including the supply of material and labour. The project is due to be completed by December 2012, and it’s hoped that the plant will be operational by early 2013.The expansion plans revolve around the installation of two units with a power-generating capacity of 180MW each. “Through the additional 360MW, this loan facility will ensure that the capacity of the power station is increased from 720MW to 1 080MW,” said Maleke.Kariba North Bank’s capacity was recently increased from 540MW, after four existing generators were upgraded.Delivering Zambia’s 2011 budget speech on 8 October, the country’s Minister of Finance Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane said “impressive progress is being made on the Kariba North Bank Extension Project”.Power supply is expected to improve in local communities in the Siavonga district when the project is complete, DBSA said.More new hydro power projectsThe revamp of the Kariba North Bank hydro plant, located more than 130km south of the capital city Lusaka, forms part of the Zambian government’s efforts to meet growing demand for electricity in the country.There are advanced plans for the construction of a $1.5-billion new project, the 600MW Kafue Gorge Lower hydro station. Work will begin there by mid-2011.Sino Hydro Corporation will also work with Zesco on this project, which Musokotwane said will be “one of Africa’s largest public-private partnerships in the energy sector”. It’s set for completion in 2016.Kabompo Gorge and Kalungwishi hydro electric projects are due to start in 2011. “When completed over the medium-term, these projects will add about 258MW in generation capacity,” the minister added.Zambia has potential to produce over 6 000MW of hydro electric power, but is currently exploiting less than 2 000MW, Maleke said.Improving power access in rural ZambiaThe Zambian government is also planning to develop mini-hydro power stations to improve access to electricity in rural areas as part of its Rural Electrification Programme, Musokotwane said.He added that the about of $6.4-million allocated for the programme in 2011 is the “first step in attaining the government’s target of increasing rural access to electricity from 3% to 15% by 2015”.“The demand for hydropower – which is considered a clean, renewable and environmentally friendly source of energy – has increased tremendously in Southern African, alongside a need to increase the generation capacity of the region,” Maleke said.• At the time of being published, the exchange rate was R7.24 to US Dollarlast_img read more

Zuma highlights need for victim support

first_img26 November 2013President Jacob Zuma visited the Ikhaya Lethemba Centre in Johannesburg on Monday to mark the start of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign.The centre accommodates, counsels, rehabilitates and prepares rape and abuse victims for their court cases.The President spoke to victims and staff, and highlighted the need for support for victims of rape and abuse in order to reduce the trauma they experience.“It must be very devastating and intimidating for rape victims … to walk into the court and to be looked at by everybody,” Zuma said.“If I was a victim I would go through a terrible experience, and justice has to be done for the perpetrator to be convicted. Then I have to re-live it again in such an environment.“Legally, we need to find a way where we lessen the trauma,” he said.Zuma was taken on a tour of the centre’s library, computer training section, and justice preparation section, where victims are prepared for court appearances in a room designed to look like a courtroom.Zuma also spoke individually to residents, many of whom had fled from abusive partners.He was accompanied on his visit by Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane and Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau.Source: SAnews.gov.zalast_img read more

Brand South African partners with Mandela Trilogy in Dubai

first_imgA musical based on the early life and revolutionary awakening of Nelson Mandela, The Mandela Trilogy, was performed at the Dubai Opera House in November 2017. All three shows were sold out. Brand South Africa partnered with the organisers to reach out to South Africans living and working in the United Arab Emirates.Promotional poster for The Mandela Trilogy, performed at the Dubai Opera House, UAE, on 9-11 November 2017. (Image: Cape Town Opera)CD AndersonThe musical, The Mandela Trilogy, (formerly known as African Songbook: A Tribute to the Life of Nelson Mandela) was first performed by the Cape Opera in 2010, followed by sold-out performances in the UK and Germany.Written and produced by composers Peter Louis van Dijk and Mike Campbell with librettist Michael Williams, the musical uses original South African music, fusing traditional Xhosa songs, classical music, jazz and modern songs, to complement the three-part journey of a young Madiba’s early years maturing from a rural farm life to lawyer and freedom fighter.In an interview in 2014, Williams spoke about the high international standard of musical theatre the show upheld, while remaining uniquely African. He called the show “a bright, bold and brassy show that pulls together all the musical traditions of South Africa”.In 2016, The Guardian newspaper called the musical – which had a run at the Royal Festival Hall in London – a “successful and original retelling of a story told many times before… using compelling storytelling techniques and powerful cast”.The musical has been popular with many South Africans living abroad. The idea behind its debut in Dubai, in particular, as spearheaded by the Dubai Opera CEO, South African-born Jasper Hope, who saw an opportunity to bring the story to the relatively large South African community in the UAE.Hope told the Gulf News website: “I’m delighted Dubai Opera is able to collaborate with the fantastic Cape Town Opera to share the story of Nelson Mandela’s heroic and inspirational life, presented in this brilliantly colourful production with its intoxicating mix of opera, jazz and Xhosa sounds and rhythms.”Following discussions with the Opera House, for Brand South Africa, the three performances – held between 9 and 11 November 2017 – were a perfect occasion to promote the nation brand and engage with the South African diaspora in the Gulf.The Mandela Trilogy performances were used to strengthen brand advocacy for South Africa’s brand identity, image, competitiveness and value proposition.According to reports, the Dubai performances were a hit with South Africans, and they played to full houses of up to 2,000 seats, on all three nights. The evenings inspired many to talk to fellow compatriots and UAE residents to present a positive global image of the country’s history and culture to the region, just as Mandela himself had intended.Source: Gulf News website, Cape Town Opera House, Brand South Africa Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using Brand South Africa material.last_img read more

Contribution to 2013 Sectoral Debate: Mikael Phillips, MP

first_imgMr. Speaker,I want to express my gratitude to the electors on North West Manchester for their confidence and commitment.I want to also thank former Member of Parliament Dean Peart and all who those who have toiled hard and long in the vineyard to the service of our Jamaican people.I would like to thank the Prime Minister for the guidance she has given to me since I have entered the field of representative politics. I also wish to express my appreciation of support of my Parliamentary colleagues.And you, Mr. Speaker, for the guidance you have given to me as we both hail from the happiest parish in Jamaica.I would like to acknowledge the love and support of my family.Words cannot express the feeling one gets serving in the Parliament with one’s relative, more so, serving at the same time with one’s father, I want to thank my father for his guidance and love in making me the man I am today.My job would be harder if I did not have an able team around me, my four counselors, Deputy Mayor Ervin Facey, Faith Sampson, McCauther Collins and Firbourne Maxwell, the Constituency Executive and my assistant Jackie.Serving as a Member of Parliament is not a right but a privilege. We have come a far away as a people, but we have a lot further to go.It has been a privilege to serve the constituency of Manchester North West, which spans from Troy in the North to Pepper in the South.Farming is our main source of employment, and I would like to thank Minister Roger Clarke and the team at RADA for the guidance and technical assistance that they have given to our farmers.My first year as Member of Parliament, I can say it has been one that has deepened my understanding more about our people in rural Jamaica.I have found that they are no different than our neighbors uptown, or in urban areas, they have the same dedication and love for their country.Most of all, Mr. Speaker, they are seeking the same opportunities to uplift themselves as Jamaicans.Mr. Speaker, the more I serve, is the more I learn, which should make me a better representative of our people and country. I am happy to see that the Prime Minister will be seriously focusing in the area of rural development, as a priority at this time…READ MOREDownload Contribution to 2013 Sectoral Debate: Mikael Phillips, MPlast_img read more

Spotted HPT Adds Giant Cranes with Remote Control System

first_imgContainer terminal operator Hutchison Ports Thailand (HPT) has received three super post-panamax quay cranes and eight electric rubber tyred gantry cranes from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry (ZPMC). The arrival of the new cranes comes as the terminal operator is expanding its handling capacity with the development of Terminal D in Laem Chabang Port.Both types of cranes are equipped with remote control technology.“All Terminal D quay and yard cranes will be operated by remote control technology, making it the first terminal of its type in the world to fully install this technology,” according to HPT.The three super post-panamax quay cranes have an outreach of 24 rows and are capable of handling some of the largest mega-vessels currently in operation, the terminal operator said.As informed, the cranes are an integral part of the Terminal D development as well as the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project under Thailand 4.0 scheme.Following the completion of Terminal D’s construction, Hutchison Ports Thailand will be able to increase its handling capacity by 3.5 million TEUs to more than 6 million TEUs.Image Courtesy: Hutchison Ports Thailandlast_img read more

Marine Forecast 18th August 2015

first_img Noon Bahamas Marine Forecast Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppMARINE FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS FOR 24HOURS FROM 6PM TUESDAY 18TH AUGUST 2015 ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 2100 UTCWARNINGS: BOATERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF WATERSPOUTS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.GENERAL SITUATION: THE COMBINATION OF A TROPICAL WAVE AND A MID LEVEL TROUGH IN THE VICINITY OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS AND FLORIDA IS CREATING UNSETTLED WEATHER OVER THE NORTHWEST BAHAMASALL AREAS:ADVISORY: SMALL CRAFT CAUTION IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS. BOATERS SHOULD ALSO BE ALERT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.WINDS: SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS…15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND TURKS AND CAICOSSEAS: 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL AND 4 TO 6 IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMASWEATHER: SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EXTREME NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TOMORROW.MOONSET: 10:08 PM HIGH TIDE: 11:09 PMMOONRISE: 10:52 AM WED LOW TIDE: 05:26 AM WED HIGH TIDE: 11:35 AM WED LOW TIDE: 05:48 PM WED TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK : SEE NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM DANNY Sizzling weekend for Provo Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Recommended for you Bahamas Marine Forecast – 10th August 2015 Related Items:bahamas weather, marine forecast, Tci weather, turks and caicos weathrlast_img read more