12:00 Noon Weather Report
Date: 19th September, 2022
Forecaster: Venantius Descartes
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 31°C or 88°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 28°C or 82°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-souththeast at 16 mph or 26 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: trace. At GFL Charles Airport: 2.2 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 49.7 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 111.5 mm.
Sunset today: 6:02 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-southeast and east near 16 mph or
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy with a few showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 4:17 pm… High at 11:03 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 1:52 pm… Low at 5:44 pm.
Seas: Slight with waves 2 to 4 feet or 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy skies, becoming cloudy at times with some scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moist and unstable conditions trailing Hurricane Fiona, will continue to affect the northern portion of the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
Hurricane and tropical storm warnings and watches are in effect for the U.S and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas.
At 11:00 am today, the center of Hurricane Fiona was located near latitude 19.1 North, longitude 69.2 West or 10 miles or 15 kilometres southeast of Samana, Dominican Republic. Fiona is moving toward the northwest near 8 mph or 13 km/h. Maximum sustained winds are 85 mph or 140 km/h. Strengthening is forecast during the next few days and Fiona is forecast to become a major hurricane by Wednesday.
A tropical wave located over the western Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 kn/h. This wave is expected to affect our region tomorrow.
Another tropical waves located over the central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 20 mph or 31 km/h.