6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 19th July, 2021
Forecaster: Thomas Auguste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair and 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 northeast at 22 mph or 35 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 0.8 mm. At GFL Charles: 1.5 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of July so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 111.7 mm. At GFL Charles: 100.2 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:45 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:35 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 23 mph or 37 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy skies, with a few brief 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: High at 11:31 pm… Low at 6:49 am
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 12:38 am… Low at 8:16 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, locally rough seas and reduced visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair, to partly cloudy, hazy and breezy, with a few brief 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.
A plume of moderate Saharan dust haze will continue to 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.