Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 31°C or 88°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 26°C or 79°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the southeast at 25 mph or 41 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 2.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 17.6 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September:
At Hewanorra Airport: 114.0 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 104.2 mm.
Sunset today: 5:53 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and southeast near 23 mph or 37 km/h, with gusts near showers.
Weather: Cloudy to overcast at times with scattered showers and thunderstorms, some of which will be heavy, and periods of rain.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and landslides are advised to be vigilant and exercise caution.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 3:29 pm…Low at 9:26 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 4:36 pm…Low at 10:53 pm.
Seas: Locally rough with waves and northeasterly swells 6 to 8 feet or 1.8 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to brisk winds and rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Cloudy to overcast with scattered moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms, gusty winds and periods of rain.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A large area of cloudiness, showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave, will continue to affect the Eastern Caribbean region during the next 24 to 36 hours. The wave is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h and has a low chance of developing into a tropical cyclone when it reaches over the central or western Caribbean Sea early next week.
Another tropical wave located over the central Tropical Atlantic is also moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.