Date: 23rd September, 2023
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 30°C or 86°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 33°C or 91°F.
Relative humidity at Hewanorra Airport is 75%.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-southeast at 9 mph or 15 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 2.6 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: trace.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 46.5 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 49.1 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am. Sunset tomorrow: 5:58 pm.
Winds will be blowing from between the east and southeast near 14 mph or 22 km/h, becoming lighter at times.
Weather: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times, with a few scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 9:50 pm…Low at 5:42 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 10:57 pm…low at 7:09 am.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times, with scattered light to moderate showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms.
Unstable conditions in the wake of a tropical wave, will continue to cause occasional cloudiness, scattered showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms, over the Lesser Antilles during the forecast period.
…The central Atlantic tropical wave has been upgraded to a tropical storm…
At 5:00 pm today, the center of Tropical Storm Philippe was located near latitude 15.6 degrees North, longitude 39.7 degrees West. Philippe is moving toward the west near 14 mph or 22 km/h. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph or 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Very gradual strengthening is expected during the next several days. Interests in the Leeward Islands should monitor the progress of this system.
A tropical wave located over the far eastern Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.