Date: 12th February, 2024
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 26°C or 79°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 26°C or 79°F.
Relative humidity at Hewanorra Airport is 77%.
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 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of February so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 2.6 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 to partly cloudy and hazy, with a chance of a few brief showers.
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 present…Low at 11:19 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 6:39 am…Low at 12:46 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 widely scattered showers over the Leeward and northern Windward Islands. Further south, 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.
Low-level clouds drifting along the wind flow, will cause some scattered showers over the northern half of the Lesser Antilles, 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.