6:00 am Weather Report
Date: 20th July, 2021
Forecaster: Thomas Auguste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair 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 northeast at 20 mph or 31 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil.
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 between the east and east-northeast near 21 mph or 34 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy skies, 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 6:49 am… High at 1:45 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 8:16 am… High at 2:52 pm.
Seas: Moderate with waves 4 to 6 feet or 1.2 to 1.8 metres.
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 continue to generate moderate to brisk easterly winds across the Eastern Caribbean region during the next 24 hours.
An area 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.
Another tropical wave near the West African coast is also moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.