Date: 21st February, 2021
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with showers.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 23°C or 73°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 22°C or 72°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the northeast at 7 mph or 11 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 3.9 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of February so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 23.4 mm.
Sunset today: 6:10 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 6:24 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-northeast and east near 18 mph or 30 km/h, with a few gusts.
Weather: Cloudy and hazy skies with scattered showers, some of which may be heavy in certain 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: High at 10:29 am…Low at 6:21 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 11:36 am…Low at 7:48 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and swells 5 to 7 feet or 1.5 to 2.1 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 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 low level trough will continue to cause cloudiness and moderate to heavy showers, over the central portion of the Lesser Antilles today.
A plume of thick Saharan dust will cause a reduction in visibility and air quality over our region during the next few days.