A Beautiful island located about a hundred miles
south of Nassau,
in the Bahamas; Half Moon Cay enjoys a tropical climate nearly all-year
an average rainfall of 2500mm a year, unlike other areas of the Caribbean, water is rarely an issue. The
tropical rains also make a payment to the natural lushness of the area.
Moon Cay has an average of around 320 days of sunshine each year. With this
much sun, temperatures stay warm all year and the crystal clear turquoise sea
never falls below 23°C. The average high temperature will generally occur in
August when the climate hits 31°C.
Moon Cay is characterised by its higher and average temperatures which annually
range from 15°C to 16°C
in winter and 25°C to 27°C in summer.
dry season regarded as by strong easterly winds that run from January to
February and also again from May to June. Brawny winter storms occur throughout
October until February, frequently as the northeast fronts bring cool
temperatures, heavy rains, strong winds and rough seas.
such as the Gulf Stream and the constant trade winds help keep the weather
constant throughout the bay, with the island being just a little cooler due to
its proximity to North America. December to May is the high season, with
temperatures between 25°C and 27°C during the day and 18°C to 24°C at night.
The stable breeze helps keep the temperature at a relaxing and soothing climate.
rainy season in the Half Moon Cay is from May to November. Although even in
September, the wettest month, there is still a customary of seven hours of sun
all countries located in the Caribbean, Half Moon Cay can be disturbed
by harsh hurricanes. Hurricane season is late summer and autumn, and although
the island can be affected every three years or so, direct hits tend to occur
less than once a decade. Thanks to the year round sun many travellers visit in
the spring or early summer, and with satellite forecasts now days giving ample
warning for the whereabouts of the storms, June to November can also be predominantly
pleasant with plenty of sunshine and fewer people.
waters of Half Moon Cay are virtually free of pollution, making them among the
clearest and most colourful to be found anywhere; one of the most beautiful
waters on earth. The depth of the water, coral heads and sunlight are
ultimately responsible for its radiant colours.
Moon Cay is situated in a protective bay making conditions ideal for swimming
in the calm waters at any time of the year. This eye-catching island has plenty
of unspoilt beaches that await tourists whether it’s spring, autumn or summer.
The weather is perfect for beach holidays and water sports, yet it is not so
hot that it discourages visitors from discovering the many sights that this
stunning island has to offer.