Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is28°C or 82°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, gusting to 35 mph or 56 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 3.2 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of July so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 111.7 mm.
Sunset today: 6:35 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:45 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 22 mph or 35 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Fair, hazy and breezy, 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 present…High at 12:34 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 7:12 am…High at 1:41 pm.
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, locally rough seas and low visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair, hazy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
The Atlantic High Pressure System will generate moderate to brisk easterly winds and locally rough seas around the Eastern Caribbean during the next 24 hours. Low level cloud patches drifting with the wind flow will cause a few scattered showers over our region during the forecast period.
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.