12:00 noon Weather Report
Date: 21st September, 2021
Forecaster: E. Francis
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 32°C or 90°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 24°C or 75°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east southeast at
17 mph or 28 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 0.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: trace.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 18.1 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 21.6 mm.
Sunset today: 6:00 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east southeast and east
near 15 mph or 24 km/h, becoming lighter at times.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy skies with a few scattered showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 4:01 pm… Low at 09:55 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 5:08 pm… Low at 11:22 pm.
Seas: Slight with waves 2 to 4 feet or 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy skies with a few scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms mainly over the northern Leeward Islands.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
At 11:00 am today, the centre of Tropical Storm Peter was located near latitude 19.9 north, longitude 64.7 west or about 155 miles or 255 kilometres northwest of the northern Leeward Islands. Peter is moving toward the west northwest near 9 mph or 15 km/h. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 mph or 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Additional weakening is forecast over the next several days. Peter is expected to weaken to a tropical depression by tonight. Peter poses no direct threat to the Eastern Caribbean region.
At 11:00 am today, the centre of Tropical Storm Rose was located near latitude 21.6 north, longitude 36.9 west. Rose is moving toward the northwest near 12 mph or 19 km/h. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph or 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Rose could decay into a tropical depression this evening. Rose is expected to remain over the open Atlantic.
A strong tropical wave located over the eastern Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 17 mph or 28 km/h. This system has a high chance of tropical cyclone formation during the next five days.