Forecasters: Webster Gajadhar / Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy with light showers.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra airport is 26 c or 79 f.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 25 c or 77 f.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 9 mph or 15 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 2.5 mm
Total rainfall for the month of August so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 152.9 mm
Sunset today: 6:17 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 5:52 am
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-southeast and east near 14 mph or 22 km/h, becoming lighter at times.
Weather: Fair to occasionally cloudy skies with a few showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 8:56 am…High at 3:28 pm
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 10:23 am…High at 4:35 pm
Seas: Slight with waves 2 to 4 feet or 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to occasionally cloudy skies with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability in the low levels of the atmosphere over the region,will cause a few showers over the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
At 5:00 am today, the center of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 20.5 north, longitude 66.6 west or about 150 miles or 240 kilometers north-northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Dorian is moving toward the northwest near 13 mph or 20 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue through Friday.
A weak tropical wave located over the central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 10 mph or 17 km/h. This wave is expected to affect the region on Saturday.
Another tropical wave located over the far eastern Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.