Date: 20th September, 2022
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 27°C or 81°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 26°C or 79°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 pm last night:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 49.7 mm.
Sunset today: 6:01 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Weather: Partly cloudy to occasinally cloudy with a few scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 6:39 am…High at 1:22 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 8:06 am…High at 2:29 pm.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy with a few showers over the Leeward and northern Windward Islands. Further south, partly cloudy becoming cloudy at times with some scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A tropical wave will continue to affect mainly the southern half of the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
Another tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Windward Islands has a medium chance of tropical cyclone formation during the next five days. This wave is moving westward near 17 mph or 28 km/h and is expected to affect mainly the southern portion of our region from tomorrow morning.
At 5:00 am today, the centre of major Hurricane Fiona was located near latitude 21.3 North, longitude 70.9 West or 20 miles or 30 kilometres southeast of Grand Turk Island. A hurricane warning is in effect for the Turks and Caicos Islands and a tropical storm warning is in effect for the southeastern Bahamas.