Forecaster: Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair 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 65%.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 24 mph or 39 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil. At GFL Charles Airport: 2.6 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of February so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 2.6 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 30.9 mm.
Sunset today: 6:07 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 6:28 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 20 mph or 31 km/h.
Weather: Fair and hazy, becoming occasionally cloudy with some scattered showers mainly during this evening and tonight.
Persons with respiratory ailments and dust allergies are advised to take the necessary precautions due to reduced air quality.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 5:52 pm…Low at 11:43 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 12:46 pm… High at 6:59 pm.
Seas: Locally rough with waves and northeasterly swells 6 to 8 feet or 1.8 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to locally rough seas and reduced visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy becoming cloudy at times, with scattered showers over the southern Leeward and northern Windward Islands. Elsewhere, fair to partly cloudy and hazy, with a few showers.
The Atlantic High-Pressure System will generate moderate to brisk easterly winds and locally rough seas across the Eastern Caribbean, during the forecast period.
A weak shear line will cause occasional cloudiness and some scattered showers over the central portion of the region, during the next 24 hours. Relatively dry and stable conditions will prevail over the rest of the region.
A plume of Saharan dust haze will cause a reduction in visibility and air quality across the Eastern Caribbean region, for the next couple of days.