6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 27th June, 2020
Forecaster: E. Francis
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair and hazy.
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 22 mph or 35 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 0.6 mm. At GFL Charles: 1.0 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 140.7 mm. At GFL Charles: 71.3 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 21 mph or 33 km/h.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and very hazy 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 09:23 pm… Low at 3:12 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 10:30 pm… Low at 4:39 am.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and northeasterly to easterly swells 5 to 8 feet or 1.5 to 2.4 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 and very hazy with a few scattered 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
few days, causing suppressed shower activity, reduced visibility and poor air quality.
A tropical wave located about 500 miles east of the lesser Antilles is moving westward near 21 mph or 33 km/h. No significant convection is noted with this wave.
Two other tropical waves located over the central and far eastern tropical Atlantic are both moving western near 21 mph or 33 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the tropical Atlantic during
the next five days.