12:00 Noon Weather Report
Date: 18th November, 2023
Forecasters: Lucious Frederick/Venantius Descartes
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair and hazy
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 31°C or 88°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 26°C or 79°F.
Relative humidity at Hewanorra Airport is 68%.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 20 mph or 31 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 4.6 mm… At GFL Charles Airport: nil
Total rainfall for the month of November so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 145.1 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 18 mph or 30 km/h.
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: Low at present…High at 6:53 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort B ay: Low at 1:31 pm… High at 8:00 pm.
Seas: Moderate with waves 4 to 6 feet or 1.2 to 1.8 metres.
Small craft operators should exercise caution due to reduced visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy, hazy and breezy, with a few showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
The Atlantic High-Pressure System will continue to generate moderate to brisk easterly to southeasterly winds across the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours. Patches of Low-level cloud drifting along this wind flow will cause a few showers over the region during the forecast period.
A plume of Saharan dust will continue to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality across the Eastern Caribbean region during the next few days.