Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
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 21 mph or 33 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: trace.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 26.5 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, with a few gusts.
Weather: Partly cloudy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with a few 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 10:03 am…High at 4:39 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 11:30 am…High at 5:46 pm.
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 and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
An upper level jet stream will continue to cause cloudiness with a few scattered showers over the northern half of the Eastern Caribbean region during the forecast period.
Moisture and instability in the wake of a tropical wave will continue to cause cloudiness and a few scattered showers over the southern portion of our region during the next 24 hours.
Saharan dust haze will continue to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality across the Eastern Caribbean region during the next few days.
A tropical wave located over the central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 23 mph or 37 km/h.
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.