6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 18th July, 2021
Forecaster: Thomas Auguste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair and slightly hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is29°C or 84°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 30°C or 86°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 18 mph or 30 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 3.4 mm At GFL Charles Airport: 3.5 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of July so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 110.9 mm At GFL Charles Airport: 98.7 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:44 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:35 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 with occasional gusts.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy, hazy and breezy, with a few scattered showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 10:31 pm… Low at 5:45 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 11:38 pm… Low at 7:12 am.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves 4 to 7 feet or 1.2 to 2.1 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to brisk winds, rough seas and low visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy, hazy and breezy, with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Low level moisture and instability will cause a few showers over the Eastern Caribbean region during the next 24 hours.
An area of moderate Saharan dust haze will cause a reduction in visibility and air quality across our region over the next couple of days.
A tropical wave located over the central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.