6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 14th September, 2020
Forecaster: Emmanuel Descartes
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 30°C or 86°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 32°C or 90°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 14 mph or
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 3.3 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 1.5 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 27.2 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 25.1 mm.
Sunrise today: 5:52 am Sunset tomorrow: 6:04 pm
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and east-northeast near 16 mph or
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy skies, with a few brief showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 6:51 pm… High at 1:37 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 8:18 pm… High at 2:44 am.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair skies, occasionally becoming cloudy with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Weak unstable conditions in the lower atmosphere over our region will cause a few
showers to develop over some of the islands, during the next 24 hours.
...Tropical Storm Teddy...
At 5:00 pm today, the center of Tropical Storm Teddy was located near latitude
13.0 degrees north, longitude 44.0 degrees west or about 1170 miles or 1880
kilometers east of the Lesser Antilles. A west-northwestward motion at a slower forward speed is expected tonight through Tuesday night, followed by a northwestward motion Wednesday and Thursday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 50 mph or 85 km/h, with higher gusts. Steady strengthening is forecast for the next several days, and Teddy is expected to become a hurricane Tuesday and could reach major hurricane strength on Thursday.
…Tropical Storm Vicky is expected to weaken overnight…
At 5:00 pm today, the center of Tropical Storm Vicky was located near latitude 19.3 degrees north, longitude 29.5 degrees west. Vicky is moving toward the northwest near 7 mph or 11 km/h and this motion is expected through early Tuesday, followed by a gradual turn toward the west by Wednesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph or 75 km/h, with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is expected and Vicky is forecast to become a remnant low during the next day or two.
A tropical wave is located over the far eastern Atlantic. Environmental conditions appear to be conducive for slow development as the system moves westward at 15 mph or 24 km/h.
The Saint Lucia Meteorological Services will continue to closely monitor and provide
updates on the progress of these systems.