6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 21st January, 2023
Forecaster: Glenn Antoine
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is Partly Cloudy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is Fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 26°C or 79°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 30°C or 86°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: trace. At GFL Charles Airport: 1.9 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of January so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 67.7 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 114.2 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 6:31 am. Sunset tomorrow: 5:59 pm.
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.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 10:04 pm…High at 4:39 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 11:31 pm…High at 5:46 am.
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.