Date: 22nd February, 2021
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy and hazy with showers nearby.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy and hazy.
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-northeast at 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 54.6 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 13.5 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of February so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 81.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 48.1 mm.
Sunset today: 6:10 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 6:23 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: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy skies, with a few brief showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 07:14 pm… High at 2:00 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 12:50 pm… Low at 8:41 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and northerly to northeasterly 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 rough seas and low visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair and hazy skies, occasionally becoming cloudy 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 relatively drier and more stable atmosphere, will result in a reduction in cloudiness and shower activity over the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
Saharan dust haze is expected to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality over our region during the next few days.