Forecaster: Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 26°C or 79°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 26°C or 79°F.
Relative humidity at Hewanorra Airport is 86 %.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the north at 6 mph or 9 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 0.2 mm
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 64.2 mm
Sunset today: 5:57 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am
Winds will be blowing from between the northeast and east near 14 mph or 22 km/h, becoming lighter at time.
Weather: Fair skies, becoming occasionally cloudy with scattered light to moderate showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 7:23 am…High at 1:57 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 8:50 am…High at 3:04 pm.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
Partly cloudy skies, becoming cloudy at times with scattered showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms.
A trough system is expected to cause occasional cloudiness, with scattered showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms over the Lesser Antilles during the forecast period.
At 5:00 am today, the center of Tropical Storm Philippe was located near latitude 17.7 degrees north, longitude 49.0 degrees west or 925 miles east of the Northern Leeward Islands. Philippe is moving toward the west near 13 mph or 20 km/h and this general motion is forecast to continue for the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph or 85 km/h, with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is expected during the next few days. Philippe is expected to remain over the open water and poses no direct threat to our region.
A tropical wave located over the central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 17 mph or 28 km/h. This wave has a high chance of tropical cyclone formation during the next seven days.