Forecaster: Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 28°C or 82°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 21 mph or 33 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: trace.
Total rainfall for the month of August so far:
Sunset today: 6:30 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:49 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 21 mph or 33 km/h.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy and hazy, with some 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 9:36 am… Low at 2:23 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 10:43 am… Low at 3:50 pm.
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 above normal seas and reduced visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Over the central Windwards and areas further south, partly cloudy to cloudy and hazy with some scattered showers. Elsewhere, fair to partly cloudy to and hazy, with a few brief showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability in the wake of a tropical wave will continue to cause occasional cloudiness and some scattered showers mainly over the southern half of the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
Another tropical wave located over the central tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 23 mph or 37 km/h. This wave is expected to affect mainly the northern half of the region from tomorrow.
A third tropical wave located over the eastern Tropical Atlantic is also moving westward near 23 mph or 37 km/h.
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.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.