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When is hurricane season in the Bahamas?

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Hurricane season in the Bahamas officially begins on June 1st each year and runs to November 30th. According to the Embassy of the United States, the peak season usually occurs in August, September and early October.

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The islands that make up the Bahamas are located southeast of Florida, in the Caribbean Sea, and are frequented by tourists who travel there by air and cruise ship. Despite the increased risk of major storms, cruise ships continue traveling to the area, even during the peak hurricane season. According to About.com, the chances of the Bahamas being hit by a hurricane are about 20 percent each year.

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