12:00 noon Weather Report
Date: 17th May, 2020
Forecaster: Thomas Auguste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 31°C or 88°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 27°C or 81°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 26 mph or 43 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of May so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 4.7 mm.
Sunset today: 6:24 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:36 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 a few gusts.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy, hazy and breezy with a few brief showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 12:44 pm… Low at 6:30 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 1:51 pm… Low at 7:57 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves 5 to 7 feet or 1.5 to 2.1 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to brisk winds and above normal seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair skies, becoming cloudy at times with a few brief showers.
The first tropical storm in the North Atlantic region for this year has formed off the southeastern coast of the United States. Tropical storm Arthur currently has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph or 75 km/h. It poses no threat to the Caribbean region.
A tropical wave located over the central tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h. This system is expected to bring an increase in cloudiness and showers over the Eastern Caribbean region from Tuesday into Wednesday.