6:00 Pm Weather Report
Date: 04th September, 2019
Forecasters: Glenn Antoine
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra airport is 29 c or 84 f.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 32 c or 90 f.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: TRACE. At GFL Charles Airport: 1.4 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 18.8 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 10.9 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:52 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:13 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-southeast and east-northeast near 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Weather: Partly cloudy to occasionally cloudy skies, with a few brief showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 7:29 pm…Low at 2:26 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: high at 8:36 pm…low at 3:53 am.
Seas: Slight with wave 2 to 4 feet of 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy skies, with a few scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms are possible over the extreme southern portion of the region.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Low level moisture and instability over the region will cause a few scattered showers to develop mainly over the northern Windward and Leeward Islands during the forecast period.
Lingering moisture associated with a westward moving tropical wave will continue to cause some cloudiness, showers and possible isolated thunderstorms over the extreme southern portion of the region.
A tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h. This wave is expected to affect the region from late tomorrow into Friday.
A tropical wave along the coast of Africa is forecast to emerge over the eastern Atlantic later today. This wave has a chance of development during the next few days and could become a depression over the weekend or early next week.
...GABRIELLE STRENGTHENS OVER THE EASTERN ATLANTIC...
At 5:00 pm today, the center of Tropical Storm Gabrielle was located near latitude 21.0 North, longitude 34.0 West. Gabrielle is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph or 15 km/h. This system is not expected to be a direct threat to the Lesser Antilles.