6:00 am Weather Report
Date: 31st May, 2021
Forecaster: E. Francis
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 27°C or 81°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 16 mph or 26 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of May so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 34.4 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, with a few gusts.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few brief showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 7:04 am… Low at 2:20 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 8:11 am… Low at 3:47 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, becoming cloudy at times with some scattered showers, mainly over the southern part of the Lesser Antilles.
The Atlantic High Pressure System will continue to generate moderate to brisk easterly winds and above normal seas around the Eastern Caribbean region, during the next 48 hours. Patches of low level cloud drifting along this wind flow, will cause occasional cloudiness with a few scattered showers over the islands during the forecast period.
A tropical wave located just to the east of the southern part of the Lesser Antilles is expected to cause some scattered showers over that area 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.