6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 11th April, 2021
Forecaster: Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL charles Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 27°C or 81°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 28°C or 82°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the northeast at 14 mph or 22 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 3.9 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: trace.
Total rainfall for the month of April so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 7.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 5.7 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:52 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:17 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the northeast and east near 15 mph or 24 km/h.
Persons with respiratory conditions and dust allergies are advised to take the necessary precautions due to the presence of dust haze and volcanic ash.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 09:22 pm… High at 3:37 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 10:49 pm… High at 4:44 am.
Seas: Moderate with waves 4 to 6 feet or 1.2 to 1.8 metres.
Small craft operators are advised to exercise caution due to reduced visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy and hazy, with some scattered showers over the Windward Islands and areas further south. The Further north, fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few brief showers.
Moist and unstable conditions associated with a weak surface trough over the Windward Islands, will cause cloudiness with some showers over the southern half of our region during the next 24 hours.
An area of Saharan dust haze together with volcanic ash emanating from the La Soufriere Volcano in St. Vincent, will continue to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality over our region for the next couple of days.