Date: 16th November, 2020
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with light showers.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy with light showers.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 28°C or 82°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 23°C or 73°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east 20 mph or 31 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 43.4 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 34.0 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of November so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 159.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 289.6 mm.
Sunset today: 5:32 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 6:05 am
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the northeast and east-southeast near 14 mph or 22 km/h, becoming lighter at times.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy at times with some scattered showers, and a chance of isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. A temporary improvement in conditions is expected by tonight. However, cloudy conditions with scattered showers are expected to continue from tomorrow.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and landslides should continue to be vigilant and exercise extreme caution, since the ground is already saturated and any additional rainfall would increase the likelihood of these hazards.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 3:59 pm… Low at 10:56 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 5:06 pm… Low at 12:23 am.
Seas: Moderate with waves 4 to 6 feet or 1.2 to 1.8 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy at times with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability associated with a trough system will continue to cause cloudiness, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
A tropical wave located a few hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles, is moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h. This wave is expected to affect the Lesser Antilles by tomorrow.
A second tropical wave located over the far eastern Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h. No significant convection is noted with this system at this time.