Date: 06th June, 2021
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with showers nearby.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 26°C or 79°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 25°C or 77°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 16 mph or 26 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 13.4 mm.
Sunset today: 6:30 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:34 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 18 mph or 30 km/h.
Weather: Generally cloudy and hazy with a few scattered light to moderate showers.
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 7:31 am…High at 2:04 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 8:58 am…High at 3:11 pm.
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, 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 atmosphere over the central and southern parts of our region, will continue to cause cloudiness and showers over those islands during the forecast period.
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 moving westward near 15 and 17 mph or 24 and 28 km/h, respectively.
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.