Date: 28th September, 2020
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with light showers.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy with thunderstorms.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 29°C or 84°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 24°C or 75°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the southwest at 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 46.7 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 24.2 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 93.7 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 58.5 mm.
Sunset today: 5:55 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-southeast and east near 17 mph or28 km/h.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered showers, some of which maybe heavy in some locations and isolated thunderstorms.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and landslides should remain vigilant.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 2:17 pm… Low at 7:21 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 3:24 pm… Low at 8:48 pm.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 6 feet or 0.9 to 1.8 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Over the Central and Southern Lesser Antilles, it will be occasionally cloudy with some scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Further north is expected to be fair to partly cloudy with a few showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability in the lower atmosphere over the Lesser Antilles, will cause occasional cloudiness, showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms over most of our region, during the next 24 hours.
A tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h. This wave is expected to bring cloudiness, showers and thunderstorms over our region on Wednesday.
A second tropical wave located over the Eastern Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 17 mph or 28 km/h.