Date: 17th November, 2023
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 30°C or 86°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 26°C or 79°F.
Relative humidity at Hewanorra Airport is 78%.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 22 mph or 35 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 1.4 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 12.3 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of November so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 140.5 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 150.1 mm.
Sunset today: 5:32 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 6:05 am
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and east-southeast near 21 mph or 33 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy skies, with a chance of brief showers.
Persons with respiratory ailments and dust allergies are advised to take the necessary precautions.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 05:52 pm…Low at 1:19 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 12:34 pm…High at 6:59 pm.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves 5 to 8 feet or 1.5 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to above normal seas and reduced visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy and hazy skies, with a few showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
The Atlantic High-Pressure System will continue to generate moderate to brisk easterly winds and above normal seas across the Lesser Antilles, during the next 24 hours.
A plume of Saharan dust will cause a reduction in visibility and air quality across the Eastern Caribbean region, over the next few days.