Date: 12th September, 2023
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 33°C or 91°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 27°C or 81°F.
Relative humidity at Hewanorra Airport is 67%.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-southeast at 16 mph or 26 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil. At GFL Charles Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 21.2 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 31.9 mm.
Sunset today: 6:07 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 5:52 am
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-southeast and southeast near 12 mph or 19 km/h, becoming lighter at times.
Weather: Generally fair and warm, with a chance of brief showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 2:52 pm…Low at 7:54 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 3:59 pm…Low at 9:21 pm.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy skies, with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Light southeasterly winds will continue across the Lesser Antilles over the next few days. A relatively dry and stable atmosphere will limit shower activity over our region during the forecast period.
Two tropical waves, one located over the central Tropical Atlantic and the other over the eastern Tropical Atlantic are both moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h. These systems have a high chance of tropical cyclone formation during the next seven (7) days.