6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 26th September, 2023
Forecaster: Avlon Charlery
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy with showers nearby.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 29°C or 84 °F.
Todays’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 33°C or 91°F.
Relative humidity at Hewanorra Airport is 74 %.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is calm.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 0.2 mm At GFL Charles Airport: 4.8 mm
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 64.2 mm At GFL Charles Airport: 66.1 mm
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am Sunset tomorrow: 5:56 pm
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the northeast and east near 9 mph or 15 km/h, becoming lighter at times.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies, with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 6:51 pm… High at 1:41 am
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 8:18 pm… High at 2:48 am
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves 4 to 7 feet or 1.2 to 2.1 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to locally rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy skies, becoming cloudy at times with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A trough system is expected to cause occasional cloudiness, with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over the Lesser Antilles during the forecast period.
At 5:00 pm today, the center of Tropical Storm Philippe was located near latitude 17.1 degrees north, longitude 51.3 degrees west or 780 miles east of the Northern Leeward Islands. 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 48 hours.