Date: 03rd August, 2022
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 27°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 18 mph or 30 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of August so far:
Sunset today: 6:31 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:48 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 20 mph or 31 km/h.
Weather: Fair to occasionally cloudy and hazy, with a few scattered showers.
Persons with respiratory ailments and dust allergies are advised to take the necessary precautions.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 7:10 am…Low at 1:03 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 8:17 am…Low at 2:30 pm.
Seas: Moderate with waves 4 to 6 feet or 1.2 to 1.8 metres.
Small craft operators are advised to exercise caution due to reduced visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to occasionally cloudy and hazy, with a few scattered showers over the Leeward to central Windward Islands. Over the southern Windwards and areas further south, partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability associated with the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone will cause cloudiness, showers and isolated thunderstorms over the southern portion of the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
Saharan dust haze will continue to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality across the Eastern Caribbean region during the next couple of days.
A tropical wave located over the western Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h. This wave is expected to affect our region from late Thursday into Friday.
Two other tropical waves located over the central and far eastern Tropical Atlantic are also moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.