Forecasters: Vigil Saltibus & Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy with showers nearby.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 30 °C or 86 °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 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 1.8 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: trace.
Total rainfall for the month of October so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 63.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 121.3 mm.
Sunset today: 5:39 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:56 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and east-northeast near 14 mph or 22 km/h, becoming lighter at times.
Weather: Fair skies, becoming cloudy at times with a few showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 1:03 pm… Low at 6:28 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 2:10 pm… Low at 7:55 pm.
Seas: Slight with waves 2 to 4 feet or 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair skies, becoming cloudy at times with some scattered showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Weak unstable conditions in the atmosphere over the region, will cause some showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms over parts of the region during the next 24 hours.
The tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles has been relocated further east. This wave is expected over the southern portion of the region by late Saturday.
A second and third tropical wave located over the eastern tropical Atlantic and just off the west African coast are moving westward near 17 and 15 mph or 28 and 24 km/h, respectively.