12 noon Weather Report
Date: 07th September, 2019
Forecasters: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair with showers nearby.
Present temperature at Hewanorra airport is 30 c or 86 f.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 25 c or 77 f.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the southwest at 9 mph or 15 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil At GFL Charles Airport: 2.3 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 23.6 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 19.8 mm.
Sunset today: 6:11 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:52 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the southeast and south near 10 mph or 17 km/h, becoming lighter and variable at times.
Weather: Generally fair skies, occasionally becoming cloudy with some Scattered showers and a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms, mainly over the central and western part of the island.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 3:57 pm… High at 10:51 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 1:06 pm… Low at 05:24 pm.
Seas: Slight with waves 2 to 4 feet of 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy at times with scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms over the Northern Leeward Island. Elsewhere, fair to partly cloudy skies with a few showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability associated with a trough of low pressure located a few hundred miles northeast of the Leeward Islands, will produce some cloudy periods and showers over that area during the forecast period.
A tropical wave located over the Central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 17 mph or 28 km/h.
A broad area of low pressure associated with a tropical wave is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms as it moves over the Eastern and Central Tropical Atlantic. This system could become a tropical depression by the middle of next week, while it moves westward across the Tropical Atlantic Ocean.