Forecaster: Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with light showers.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy with showers nearby.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 25°C or 77°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 28°C or 82°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east northeast at 12 mph or 19 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 9.7 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 7.7 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of February so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 29.2 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 35.6 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 18 mph or 30 km/h, with a few gusts.
Weather: Generally cloudy and hazy skies, with some scattered showers mainly during the night and early morning, becoming fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few showers thereafter.
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 6:21 pm… High at 1:19 am… Low at 4:57 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 7:48 pm… High at 2:26 am… Low at 6:24 am.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves 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
Over the central Lesser Antilles, it will be cloudy and hazy with some scattered showers at first, becoming fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few showers by late morning. 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.
Lingering moisture and instability in the wake of a low level trough, will continue to cause some cloudiness and showers, over the central portion of the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
A plume of thick Saharan dust will cause a reduction in visibility and air quality over our region during the next few days.