Date: 25th September, 2023
Forecaster: Vigil Saltibus/Shemma Joseph
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 29°C or 84°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 25°C or 77°F.
Relative humidity at Hewanorra Airport is 79%.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 15 mph or 24 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 7.7 mm
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 64.0 mm
Sunset today: 5:58 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am
Winds will be blowing from between the east and east-northeast near 15 mph or 24 km/h.
Weather: Fair skies, becoming cloudy at times with a few showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 6:38 am… High at 1:23 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 8:05 am… High at 2:30 pm.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
Fair skies, becoming cloudy at times with a few showers over the Leeward and northern Windward Islands. Further south, partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Light to moderate winds will continue across the Lesser Antilles during the forecast period.
The Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone is expected to cause cloudy periods with scattered showers, and possibly isolated thunderstorms over the extreme southern portion of the region during the forecast period.
At 5:00 am today, the center of Tropical Storm Philippe was located near latitude 17.4 degrees north, longitude 43.9 degrees west. Philippe is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph or 17 km/h. This general motion is expected for the next day or two, with a gradual turn to the northwest by mid-week. Maximum sustained winds remain near 50 mph or 85 km/h, with higher gusts. Philippe is expected to remain over the open water and poses no direct threat to our region.
A tropical wave located over the eastern Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h. This wave has a high chance of tropical cyclone formation during the next seven days.