Date: 12th February, 2024
Forecaster: Shemma Joseph
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 28°C or 82°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 30°C or 86°F.
Relative humidity at Hewanorra Airport is 73%.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 18 mph or 30 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil. At GFL Charles Airport: 1.3 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of February so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 2.6 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 30.9 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 6:28 am. Sunset tomorrow: 6:08 pm.
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 scattered showers mainly during the night and early morning hours.
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 11:43 pm… High at 6:08 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 6:59 pm… Low at 1:10 am… High at 7:15 am.
Seas: Locally rough with waves and northeasterly to easterly swells 6 to 9 feet or 1.8 to 2.7 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 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.