Forecasters: Andre Joyeux / Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
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 26 c or 79 f.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-northeast at 12 mph or 19 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: Trace.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 18.8 mm.
Sunset today: 6:12 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-northeast near 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Weather: Fair skies, occasionally becoming cloudy with scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 8:56 am…Low at 1:44 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 10:03 am…Low at 3:11 pm.
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 and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
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 later today into tomorrow.
A second tropical wave located off the African coast has favorable environmental conditions in which gradual development is forecast and this wave could become a depression by early next week.
...POORLY ORGANIZED GABRIELLE MOVING OVER THE OPEN EASTERN ATLANTIC...
At 5:00 am today, the center of Tropical Storm Gabrielle was located near latitude 21.9 North, longitude 35.0 West. Gabrielle is moving toward the northwest near 8 mph or 13 km/h. This system is not expected to be a direct threat to the Lesser Antilles.