Date: 29th September, 2022
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with showers nearby.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy with thunderstorms.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 27°C or 81°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 23°C or 73°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-southeast at 13 mph or 20 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 4.9 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 0.1 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 150.7 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 231.8 mm.
Sunset today: 5:54 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 south near 12 mph or 19 km/h, becoming lighter and variable or calm at times. However, gusty winds may accompany periods of heavy showers.
Weather: Cloudy to overcast at times with scattered moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and landslides are STRONGLY advised to exercise EXTREME caution.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at present…High at 5:27 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 12:31 pm…High at 6:34 pm.
Seas: Slight with waves 2 to 4 feet or 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Generally cloudy to overcast at times with scattered moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moist and unstable conditions associated with the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone over the Windward Islands, and a mid to upper-level trough over the Leeward Islands, will continue to produce cloudiness, showers and thunderstorms over our region during the forecast period.
At 11:00 am today, the centre of Tropical Depression Eleven was located near latitude 19.1 degrees north, longitude 37.4 degrees west. The depression is moving toward the northwest at 14 mph or 22 km/h and is expected to remain over the open ocean until it dissipates whitin the next day or two.
A tropical wave located over the eastern Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h.