12:00 noon Weather Report
Date: 06th September, 2019
Forecasters: E.Francis/Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy with showers and thunderstorms.
Present temperature at Hewanorra airport is 32 c or 90 f.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 25 c or 77 f.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport blowing from the south southeast at 9 mph or 15 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 4.8 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 6.6 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 23.6 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 17.5 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 south near 10 mph or 17 km/h, becoming lighter and variable at times.
Weather: Partly cloudy becoming cloudy at times with some scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 2:44 pm…High at 09:33 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 4:11 pm…High at 10:40 pm.
Seas: Slight with wave 2 to 4 feet of 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy becoming cloudy at times with some scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability associated with a tropical wave together with an upper level trough will cause some cloudy periods, showers and isolated thunderstorms over the Windward Islands during the forecast period.
An area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms associated with a low pressure system is located a few hundred miles east of the Leeward Islands. Some slow development of this system is possible during the next 5 days while it moves slowly northwestward.
Another tropical wave located over the central tropical Atlantic is and is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.
A third tropical wave located over the eastern tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h. This wave has the potential to become a tropical depression early next week while it moves westward across the tropical Atlantic Ocean.
At 11:00 am today, the centre of Tropical Storm Gabrielle was over the open Atlantic Ocean, and does not pose a threat to the Lesser Antilles.