Date: 21st July, 2021
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is27°C or 81°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 23 mph or
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-northeast and east near 21 mph or 33 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Apart from a few periods with increased cloudiness and brief showers, skies will be generally fair and hazy.
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 7:47 am… High at 2:40 pm
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 9:14 am… High at 3:47 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, reduced visibility and locally rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to occasionally cloudy, hazy and breezy, with a few 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 invisibility 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 15 mph or 24 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.