Date: 21st January, 2023
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy with showers.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 28°C or 82°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 25°C or 77°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 21 mph or 33 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: trace. At GFL Charles Airport: 0.7 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of January so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 67.7 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 113.0 mm.
Sunset today: 5:58 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 6:32 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-northeast and east near 23 mph or 37 km/h, with a few gusts.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy with a few light and brief showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 3:08 pm…Low at 10:04 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 4:15 pm…Low at 11:31 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and northeasterly to easterly swells 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
Fair to partly cloudy and breezy with a few scattered showers.
The Atlantic High Pressure System will continue to generate moderate to brisk easterly winds and locally rough seas around the Eastern Caribbean region, during the next few days.
Low-level clouds moving along the wind flow will cause some showery periods over the Lesser Antilles during the forecast period.
A surface to low-level trough located east of the island chain, is expected to cause some cloudiness and showers, as it drifts slowly westward over our region on Sunday.