Date: 08th June, 2021
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 28°C or 82°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 30°C or 86°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-northeast at 24 mph or 39 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: trace. At GFL Charles Airport: 8.9 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 26.2 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 38.5 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:35 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:31 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 21 mph or 33 km/h.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy and hazy skies, with a few brief scattered 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 7:58 pm… High at 2:25 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 9:25 pm… High at 3:32 am.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and northeasterly to easterly swells 5 to 7 feet or 1.5 to 2.1 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to brisk winds, reduced visibility and above normal seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy and hazy skies with some scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
An upper level trough will continue to cause cloudiness and showers over the central and northern half of the Lesser Antilles. Further south, low level clouds drifting along a moderate to brisk easterly wind flow, will cause some showers over those islands during the forecast period.
Two tropical waves located over the central and far eastern Tropical Atlantic, are moving westward near 17 and 15 mph or 28 and 24 km/h, respectively.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next two days.
Saharan dust haze will continue to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality across our region, during the next few 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.