Date: 06th August, 2022
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with showers nearby.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy.
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 at 15 mph or 24 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 10.4 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 11.2 mm
Total rainfall for the month of August so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 10.4 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 14.8 mm
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 between the east-northeast and east-southeast near 18 mph or 30 km/h, with gusts near showers.
Weather: Generally cloudy and hazy with scattered showers, some of which may be heavy, and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flash flooding are advised to be vigilant.
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: Low at 3:18 pm… High at 10:08 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 12:26 pm… Low at 4:45 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
Generally cloudy and hazy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms, mainly over the central and northern Lesser Antilles.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A tropical wave will continue to produce cloudy skies, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms, mainly over the Leeward and northern Windward Islands during the next 24 hours.
Two other tropical waves located over the central and far eastern Tropical Atlantic are moving westward near 20 and 23 mph or 31 and 37 km/h, respectively.
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.