Date: 12th September, 2021
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy with showers nearby.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy with light showers.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 32°C or 90°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 25°C or 77°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-northeast at 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 0.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 5.7 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 8.6 mm.
Sunset today: 6:07 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:52 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the northeast and southeast near 14 mph or 22 km/h, becoming lighter at times.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers, which may be heavy in some areas, and isolated thunderstorms.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 12:44 pm…High at 7:22 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 2:11 pm…High at 8:29 pm.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over the central Windward Islands and areas further north. Elsewhere, fair to partly cloudy with a few showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A surface trough will continue to cause cloudiness, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly over the central and northern portions of our region during the next 24 hours.
A tropical wave located over the central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward at about 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Another tropical wave located over the eastern tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 20 mph or 31 km/h. This system has a low chance of tropical cyclone formation during the next five days as environmental conditions have become less conducive for development.