12:00 noon Weather Report
Date: 09th June, 2021
Forecaster: Vigil Saltibus
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 26°C or 79°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 21 mph or 33 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 0.3 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 7.3 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 26.5 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 41.1 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.
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: High at 5:09 pm…Low at 9:56 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 4:02 pm…Low at 8:29 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and northeasterly to easterly 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, reduced visibility and above normal seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy and hazy skies with some scattered showers. A chance of isolated thunderstorms may be possible over the Leeward islands.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
An upper level trough will continue to cause cloudiness, isolated thunderstorms and showers over the northern half of the Lesser Antilles. Further south, low level clouds drifting along the wind flow, will cause some showers over the islands during the forecast period.
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.