The official hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, although hurricanes have been known to form in other months.
If you are traveling or residing in this region during hurricane season, please monitor weather reports regularly. Plan ahead and consider what you may do if a hurricane or tropical storm develops.
For official information from the Bahamian government regarding weather conditions, please monitor ZNS (1540 AM or 104.5 FM) or other local media outlets. Information on hurricanes can also be found on the following websites:
Updated information on travel in The Bahamas may also be obtained from the Department of State by calling 1-888-407-4747 within the U.S. and Canada, or from overseas, 1-202-501-4444. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays.)