6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 18th March, 2023
Forecaster: E. Francis
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 27°C or 81°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: nil. At GFL Charles Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of March so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 2.3 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 0.6 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 6:09 am Sunset tomorrow: 6:14 pm
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 21 mph or 33 km/h.
Weather: Fair to occasionally cloudy skies with a low chance of showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 7:50 pm…High at 2:27 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 9:17 pm…High at 3:34 am.
Seas: Locally rough with waves and northerly to northeasterly swells
6 to 9 feet or 1.8 to 2.7 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
Over the southern Leeward and northern Windward Islands, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered showers. Elsewhere, fair to occasionally cloudy skies with a chance of brief isolated showers.
Moderate to brisk easterly winds are expected around the Eastern Caribbean region during the next couple of days.
A shear line will affect the southern Leeward and northern Windward Islands during the next 24 hours.
Generally dry and stable weather conditions are expected to continue over the remainder of the Lesser Antilles during the forecast period.