6:00 am Weather Report
Date: 15th September, 2020
Forecaster: Vigil Saltibus
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 29°C or 84°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 29°C or 84°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 16 mph or 26 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 3.3 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 27.2 mm.
Sunset today: 6:04 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 5:52 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and northeast near 16 mph or
Weather: Generally fair and hazy skies becoming occasionally cloudy with a few showers and a low chance of isolated thunderstorms.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 8:13 am… High at 2:43 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 9:40 am… High at 3:50 pm.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A relatively drier and more stable atmosphere will result in generally fair conditions with a few showers and a low chance of isolated thunderstorms across parts of the Eastern Caribbean region during the next 24 hours.
A large area of low to moderate Saharan dust concentrations will cause a reduction in air quality over the region during the next 24 hours.
…Tropical Storm Teddy…
At 5:00 am today, the center of Tropical Storm Teddy was located near latitude 13.7 degrees north, longitude 46.0 degrees west or about 1030 miles or 1655 kilometers east of the Lesser Antilles. Teddy is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and a west-northwest to northwest track is anticipated during the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to 60 mph or 95 km/h, with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast for the next several days, and Teddy is likely to become a hurricane late today and could reach major hurricane strength in a few days.
…Tropical Storm Vicky…
At 5:00 am today, the center of Tropical Storm Vicky was located near latitude 20.3 degrees north, longitude 30.1 degrees west. Vicky is moving toward the northwest. Gradual weakening is expected and Vicky is forecast to become a remnant low during the next day or two.
On its present projected path Tropical Storm Vicky poses no threat to the Eastern Caribbean region.
A tropical wave is located over the far eastern Atlantic moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h. Environmental conditions appear to be conducive for further development during the next few days.
The Saint Lucia Meteorological Services will continue to closely monitor and provide updates on the progress of these systems.