Date: 22nd September, 2022
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
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-southeast at 18 mph or 30 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 pm last night:
At Hewanorra Airport: 7.9 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 67.1 mm.
Sunset today: 6:00 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and southeast near 24 mph or 39 km/h, with a few gusts.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy at times with scattered showers, some of which may be heavy, and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and landslides are advised to exercise caution.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 7:55 am…High at 2:14 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: low at 9:22 am…High at 3:21 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves 5 to 8 feet or 1.5 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to brisk winds and locally rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy at times with some scattered showers over the Leeward Islands. Further south, generally cloudy to overcast at times with scattered showers, which will be heavy in some locations, gusty winds and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A strong tropical wave will continue to produce cloudiness, moderate to heavy showers, gusty winds and thunderstorms over the Windward Islands and areas further south today. This system has a high chance of tropical cyclone formation and is likely to become a tropical depression within the next two days.
Another tropical wave, associated with an area of low pressure located over the central tropical Atlantic is moving slowly westward. This system has a low chance of tropical cyclone formation during the next five days.
A third tropical wave located near the west coast of Africa is moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h. This wave has a medium chance of tropical cyclone formation during the next 48 hours.