Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with showers.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 24°C or 75°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 30°C or 86°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil. At GFL Charles Airport: trace.
Total rainfall for the month of February so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 19.5 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 27.9 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 6:24 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:10 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-northeast and east near 20 mph or 31 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Cloudy and hazy, becoming overcast at times with scattered showers, which may be heavy in some locations.
Persons with respiratory conditions and dust allergies are advised to take the necessary precautions due to poor air quality.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at present… High at 12:11 am…Low at 3:42 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 6:43 pm… High at 01:18 am…Low at 5:09 am.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and swells 5 to 8 feet or 1.5 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to brisk winds, low visibility and rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Cloudy to overcast and hazy, with periods of moderate to heavy showers over the central Lesser Antilles. Elsewhere, fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few showers.
The Atlantic High Pressure System will continue to generate moderate to brisk winds and locally rough seas around the Eastern Caribbean region over the next couple of days.
A weak low level trough will cause cloudiness with moderate to heavy showers over the central portion of the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
A plume of thick Saharan dust is expected to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality over the region from tomorrow.