Date: 07th June, 2021
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 30°C or 86°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 27°C or 81°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 23 mph or 37 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 9.5 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 5.2 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 26.2 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 29.4 mm.
Sunset today: 6:30 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:35 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 22 mph or 35 km/h.
Weather: Partly cloudy and hazy, 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: High at 2:48 pm… Low at 7:25 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 3:55 pm… Low at 8:52 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and northerly to northeasterly swells 5 to 8 feet or 1.5 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to brisk winds and above normal seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Cloudy at times with scattered light to moderate showers over the northern Windward and Leeward Islands. Partly cloudy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with some scattered showers, mainly over the southern Windward Islands and areas further south.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
An upper level trough will cause an increase in cloudiness and showers over the central and northern half of the Lesser Antilles, during the next 24 hours.
Moisture and instability associated with an approaching tropical wave, will cause cloudiness and showers mainly over the southern half of our region, during the forecast period.
A second tropical wave located over the eastern Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next two 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.