Date: 22nd September, 2022
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 29°C or 84°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 31°C or 88°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-southeast at 12 mph or 19 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 8.5 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 18.4 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 73.5 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 158.8 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am. Sunset tomorrow: 5:59 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and east-southeast near 14 mph or 22 km/h.
Weather: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with some 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 7:15 pm…High at 1:50 am…Low at 8:23 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: low at 8:42 pm…High at 2:57 am…Low at 9:50 am.
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 scattered showers over the Leeward and northern Windward Islands. Further south, partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers, which may be heavy in some locations, and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moist and unstable conditions in the wake of atropical wave will continue to affect the Windward Islands and areas further south during the next 24 hours. This system has a high chance of tropical cyclone formation and is likely to become a tropical depression within the next two days as it continues to move westward and away from the Lesser Antilles.
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.