6:00 am Weather Report
Date: 23rd September, 2022
Forecaster: E. Francis
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy with light rain.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 26°C or 79°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 26°C or 79°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the south-southeast at
6 mph or 9 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 pm last night:
At Hewanorra Airport: 6.4 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 73.5 mm.
Sunset today: 5:59 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 14 mph or
Weather: Partly cloudy skies, 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 8:23 am…High at 2:39 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 9:50 am…High at 3:46 pm.
Seas: Slight with waves 3 to 4 feet or 0.9 to 1.2 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy skies with a few scattered showers over the Leeward and northern Windward Islands. Further south, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Tropical Depression Nine forms over the central Caribbean Sea. At 5:00 am today, the centre of Tropical Depression Nine was located near latitude 13.9 North, longitude 68.6 West. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near
13 mph or 20 km/h. A turn more westward is forecast over the next day or so followed by a turn back to the west-northwest and northwest by this weekend.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph or 55 km/h with higher gusts. Only slow intensification is forecast over the next day or so, followed by more significant intensification over the weekend and early next week.
Moist and unstable conditions trailing Tropical Depression Nine, will affect the southern portion of the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
A 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 48 hours.
Another tropical wave located over the far eastern tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h. This wave has a high chance of tropical cyclone formation during the next 48 hours.