Forecaster: Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 26 °C or 79 °F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 25 °C or 77 °F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 24 mph or 39 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of January so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 47.5 mm.
Sunset today: 5:54 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 6:31 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 23 mph or 37 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Partly cloudy, hazy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with a few showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 7:30 am…Low at 1:03 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 8:37 am…Low at 2:30 pm.
Seas: Locally rough with waves and easterly to northeasterly swells 6 to 10 feet or 1.8 to 3.0 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise extreme caution due to brisk winds and rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Cloudy, hazy and breezy, with scattered showers over the southern Windward Islands. Over the rest of the region it will be partly cloudy, hazy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with a few showers.
The Atlantic High Pressure System will continue to generate brisk easterly winds and rough seas around the Eastern Caribbean during the next 24 hours.
Lingering moisture and instability in the wake of a surface trough, will cause cloudiness and showers mainly over the southern portion of the island chain during the next 24 hours.
Low level moisture and instability enhanced by an upper level jet stream will trigger some showers over the remainder of the region during the forecast period.