Date: 05th August, 2022
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 29°C or 84°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 30°C or 86°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 18 mph or 30 km/h.
At Hewanorra Airport: 8.7 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 3.8 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:49 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:30 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 18 mph or 30 km/h, with gusts near showers.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few showers tonight, becoming cloudy to overcast at times with scattered showers, some of which may be heavy, and a chance of isolated thunderstorms from early tomorrow.
Persons with respiratory ailments and dust allergies are advised to take the necessary precautions.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flash flooding are advised to be vigilant.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 9:06 pm…Low at 4:33 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 10:13 pm…Low at 6:00 am.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and 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 and reduced visibility.
Fair to partly cloudy and hazy, with a few scattered showers tonight, becoming generally cloudy with scattered showers, which may be heavy in some locations, and isolated thunderstorms, mainly over the Leeward to central Windward Islands.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
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 east of the Lesser Antilles is moving westward near 23 mph or 37 km/h. This wave is expected to affect mainly the northern to central parts of the Lesser Antilles from early tomorrow.
Two other tropical waves, one located over the eastern Tropical Atlantic and the other just emerged off the coast of Africa, are moving westward near 17 mph or
28 km/h. Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.