6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 10th June, 2021
Forecaster: Vigil Saltibus
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly 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 at 20 mph or 31 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: Trace. At GFL Charles Airport: 6.4 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 26.5 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 48.6 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:35 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:32 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and east-southeast near 18 mph or 30 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: Low at 09:01 pm…High at 3:34 am…Low at 10:40 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 10:28 pm…High at 4:41 am…Low at 12:45 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves 4 to 7 feet or 1.2 to 2.1 metres.
Small craft operators are advised to exercise caution due to 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 continues to cause cloudiness with a few scattered showers over the northern half of the Eastern Caribbean region during the forecast period.
A weak tropical wave will cause cloudiness and a few scattered showers over the extreme southern portion of our region during the next 24 hours.
Saharan dust haze will maintain a reduction in visibility and air quality across the Eastern Caribbean region for the next few days.
Two other tropical waves located over the central and far Eastern Tropical Atlantic are moving westward near 17 mph or 28 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.