6:00 am Weather Report
Date: 08th June, 2021
Forecaster: Vigil Saltibus
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy with showers nearby.
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 at 23 mph or 37 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 3.5 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 26.2 mm.
Sunset today: 6:31 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:35 am.
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 and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with a few 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 08:50 am… High at 3:26 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 10:17 am… High at 4:33 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
Generally cloudy with scattered showers.
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 the passage of a weak tropical wave, will continue to generate some cloudiness and showers mainly over the southern half of our region, during the forecast period.
An approaching tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h. This wave is expected in the vicinity of our region within the next three to four days.
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.