Date: 31st May, 2021
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 31°C or 88°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 27°C or 81°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-northeast at 18 mph or 30 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil. At GFL Charles Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of May so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 34.4 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 37.1 mm.
Sunset today: 6:28 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:34 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: Apart from a few brief showers, skies will be generally fair and hazy.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 2:20 pm… High at 09:07 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 3:47 pm… High at 10:14 pm.
Seas: Locally rough with waves and swells 6 to 8 feet or 1.8 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to brisk winds and rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair and hazy skies, becoming cloudy at times with a few scattered showers, mainly over the extreme southern portion of the Lesser Antilles.
The Atlantic High Pressure System will continue to generate moderate to brisk easterly winds, rough seas and generally fair weather conditions around the Eastern Caribbean region, during the next 24 hours.
A weak tropical wave will cause some cloudy periods with showers over the extreme southern portion of our region, during the forecast period.
A second tropical wave located over the central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.
The alert level at the La Soufriere volcano in Saint Vincent remains at Orange. Interests in Saint Lucia and the south-eastern Caribbean region are advised to continue monitoring official sources for updates.