Date: 16th November, 2023
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 26°C or 79°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 31°C or 88°F.
Relative humidity at Hewanorra Airport is 91%.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-northeast at 9 mph or 15 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 6.4 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 5.9 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of November so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 140.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 142.2 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 6:04 am. Sunset tomorrow: 5:32 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 21 mph or 33 km/h, with gusts near showers.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy and hazy, with some scattered light to moderate showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms tonight. An improvement is expected by tomorrow morning.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and landslides are asked to be vigilant tonight.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at present…Low at 12:19 am…High at 7:10 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 6:08 pm…Low at 01:46 am…High at 8:17 am.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves 5 to 7 feet or 1.5 to 2.1 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to above normal seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Over the Windward Islands and areas further south, generally cloudy and hazy with scattered showers, which may be heavy in some locations, and a chance of isolated thunderstorms tonight. An improvement is expected by tomorrow morning. Over the Leeward Islands, partly cloudy and hazy, with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A surface trough will continue to cause cloudiness with scattered showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms, over the southern half of the Lesser Antilles tonight.
The Atlantic High-Pressure System will continue to generate moderate to brisk easterly winds and above normal seas across the Lesser Antilles, during the forecast period.
A plume of Saharan dust is expected to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality over the Eastern Caribbean region, during the next couple of days.