12:00 noon Weather Report
Date: 04th May, 2021
Forecaster: E. Francis
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 29°C or 84°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 20 mph or 31 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 18.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 4.7 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of May so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 19.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 5.3 mm.
Sunset today: 6:20 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:40 am.
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.
Weather: Fair skies, becoming cloudy at times with a few scattered showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 5:01 pm… High at 11:58 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 6:28 pm… High at 01:05 am.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Over the extreme southern portion of the Lesser Antilles, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with periods of rain, scattered showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms. Elsewhere, fair to occasionally cloudy skies with a few scattered showers.
The Atlantic High Pressure System will continue to generate moderate to brisk east-northeasterly to easterly winds across the Eastern Caribbean region during the next 24 hours. Patches of low level clouds drifting along this wind flow, will cause a few showers over the islands during the forecast period.
The extreme southern part of the Lesser Antilles remains sufficiently moist and unstable to generate some cloudy periods with scattered showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms during the next 24 hours.
The La Soufriere volcano in Saint Vincent remains active and additional eruptions and ash plumes are possible at any time. Interests in Saint Lucia and the south Eastern Caribbean region are advised to continue monitoring official information from reliable media outlets for updates.