Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with thick dust haze.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair with thick dust haze.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 29°C or 84°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 32°C or 90°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 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 1.5 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 0.5 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 140.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 70.3 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:38 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:35 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 25 mph or 41 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy, very hazy and breezy with a few brief showers.
Persons with dust allergies and respiratory illnesses are advised to take the necessary precautions due to poor air quality.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 8:35 pm…Low at 1:47 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 9:42 pm…Low at 3:14 am.
Seas: Locally rough with waves and northeasterly swells 6 to 9 feet or 1.8 to 2.7 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise extreme caution due to rough seas, brisk winds and low visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy, very hazy and breezy with a few brief showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
The Atlantic High Pressure System will continue to generate moderate to brisk easterly winds and rough seas around the Eastern Caribbean region during the next few days.
A large plume of Saharan dust will continue to affect our region for the next couple of days, causing suppressed shower activity, reduced visibility and poor air quality.
Two tropical waves located over the central Tropical Atlantic are both moving westward near 20 mph or 31 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the tropical Atlantic during the next five days.