Date: 13th October, 2021
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair 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 31°C or 88°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 17 mph or 28 mph.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 10.4 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 7.4 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of October so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 144.0 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 201.5 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:54 am. Sunset tomorrow: 5:44 pm.
Winds will be blowing from between the east and east-southeast near 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy, with a few showers.
Persons with respiratory ailments and dust allergies are advised to continue to exercise caution.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 9:41 pm…Low at 5:09 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 10:48 pm…Low at 6:36 am.
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 reduced visibility and above normal seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy and hazy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over the Leeward and extreme southern Windward Islands. Over the northern and central Windwards, fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moist and unstable conditions over the northern and extreme southern portions of the region will continue to cause cloudiness, showers and isolated thunderstorms over these areas during the forecast period.
Saharan dust will continue to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality over the Eastern Caribbean region during the next couple of days.
A weak tropical wave located over the western Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h and is expected to affect the region from late tomorrow into Friday.
Another tropical wave located over the central Tropical Atlantic is also moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.