6:00 am Weather Report
Date: 28th June, 2020
Forecaster: Thomas Auguste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with light rain.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 23°C or 73°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 23°C or 73°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east northeast at 21 mph or 32 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: Trace.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 140.7 mm.
Sunset today: 6:35 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:39 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 18 mph or 29 km/h.
Weather: Partly cloudy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with some scattered showers mainly during the morning.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 09:25 am… Low at 3:25 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 10:32 am… Low at 4:52 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and northeasterly to easterly swells
5 to 7 feet or 1.5 to 2.1 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to marginally safe seas and low visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Low level clouds drifting with the easterly wind flow will cause some showers mainly over the Windward Islands during the next 12 to 24 hours.
Saharan dust will continue to reduce visibility around our region for the next couple of day.
A weak tropical wave located a few hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles is moving westward near 17 mph or 28 km/h. No significant rainfall is expected with the passage of this wave.
Another tropical wave located over the central tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 17 mph or 28 km/h. This system is expected to cause some cloudiness and showers over our region on Wednesday.
A third tropical wave is located near the west coast of Africa and it is moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the tropical Atlantic during the next five days.