Date: 23rd July, 2021
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 29°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 13 mph or 20 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 1.0 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 2.0 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of July so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 112.7 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 105.3 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:46 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:34 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and east-southeast near 18 mph or 30 km/h.
Weather: Partly cloudy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with a few scattered 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 8:27 pm… High at 3:19 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 9:54 pm… High at 4:26 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 locally rough seas and reduced visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with some scattered light to moderate showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Weak unstable conditions in the lower atmosphere over our region, will cause some cloudy periods with scattered showers over the islands, during the forecast period.
A tropical wave located over the western Tropical Atlantic is moving briskly westward near 20 mph or 31 km/h. This wave is expected to begin affecting the Eastern Caribbean region from late Saturday.
Saharan dust haze will continue to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality around our region over the next 24 hours.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.