Date: 12th October, 2021
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with showers nearby.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy with light showers.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 31°C or 88°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 26°C or 79°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the south-southeast at 17 mph or 28 mph.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 0.6 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 4.4 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of October so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 125.8 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 167.1 mm.
Sunset today: 5:45 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:54 am.
Winds will be blowing from between the south-southeast and east-southeast near 15 mph or 24 km/h, with gusts near showers.
Weather: Partly cloudy and hazy, becoming cloudy to overcast at times with scattered showers, which may be heavy in some areas, periods of rain, and isolated thunderstorms.
…A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR SAINT LUCIA…
Rainfall over the past few days in Saint Lucia has resulted in the soils being near or at saturation, and any additional rainfall will increase the risk of flooding and landslides in areas prone to these hazards. Therefore, residents and motorists in these areas are advised to be vigilant and continue to exercise extreme caution.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 1:15 pm…High at 8:11 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 2:42 pm…High at 9:18 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and northeasterly swells 5 to 7 feet or 1.5 to 2.1 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to above normal seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy and hazy, becoming cloudy to overcast at times with scattered showers, which may be heavy in some locations, periods of rain, gusty winds and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with the tropical wave currently affecting the region has become less organised. However, this system is expected to continue to produce locally heavy rainfall, gusty winds and isolated thunderstorms over the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours, as it moves westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.
Two other tropical waves located over the central and eastern tropical Atlantic are moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.