Forecaster: Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is overcast with light rain.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 26°C or 79°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 23°C or 73°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is from the southeast east at 12 mph 19 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 6.3 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 23.3 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of October so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 62.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 98.2 mm.
Sunset today: 5:49 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 12 mph or 19 km/h, with gusts near showers.
Weather: Cloudy to overcast skies with periods of rain, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. A gradual improvement is expected from tonight.
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 5:48 pm…Low at 12:43 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 12:50 pm…Low at 06:55 pm.
Seas: Slight with waves 2 to 4 feet or 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Generally cloudy skies with periods of rain, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
An upper level trough system will continue to cause cloudiness, periods of rain, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over our region during the next 24 hours.
A tropical wave located over the Western Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h. This wave is expected to affect the region from late Wednesday into Thursday.