Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is overcast with thick haze.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is overcast with thick haze.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 27°C or 81°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 29°C or 84°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-northeast at 14 mph or 22 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 5.5 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 0.7 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 8.8 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 5.3 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:34 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:30 pm.
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.
Weather: Generally cloudy and hazy with some scattered light to moderate showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Persons with respiratory ailments and dust allergies are advised to exercise caution due to poor air quality.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 6:16 pm…High at 12:50 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 7:43 pm…High at 01:57 am.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves 5 to 7 feet or 1.5 to 2.1 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to reduced visibility and above normal seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Generally cloudy and hazy with some scattered light to moderate showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms over the Windward Islands and areas further south. Elsewhere, partly cloudy and hazy becoming cloudy at times with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability in the wake of a tropical wave will continue to cause cloudiness, showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms over the southern half of the Eastern Caribbean region tonight into tomorrow.
An upper level trough and jet stream will cause a few scattered showers over the remainder of the region during the next 24 hours.
Saharan dust haze will cause a reduction in visibility and air quality around our region during the forecast period.
Two tropical waves located over the central and eastern Tropical Atlantic are both moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.
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.