6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 20th July, 2021
Forecaster: Avlon Charlery
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is28°C or 82°F. –
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 31°C or 88°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east northeast at 23 mph or 37 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil At GFL Charles Airport: trace
Total rainfall for the month of July so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 111.7 mm At GFL Charles Airport: 100.2 mm
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:45 am Sunrise tomorrow: 6:35 pm
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-northeast and east near 21 mph or 33 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy, with a few brief showers.
Persons with respiratory ailments and dust allergies are advised to exercise caution due to reduced 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 12:32 am
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 7:07 pm… High at 01:39 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, reduced visibility and locally rough seas.
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 and locally rough seas around the Eastern Caribbean during the forecast period. Low level clouds moving along the wind flow, will cause a few showers over the 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.
Two tropical waves located over the western and eastern Tropical Atlantic are moving westward near 14 mph or 22 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.