Date: 17th May, 2022
Forecaster: Webster Gajadhar
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair with thick haze.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 27°C or 81°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 27°C or 81°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 22 mph or 35 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: trace.
Total rainfall for the month of May so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 18.3 mm.
Sunset today: 6:24 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:36 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 23 mph or 37 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Fair, hazy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with a few showers.
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 10:49 am…High at 5:39 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 12:16 pm…High at 6:46 pm.
Seas: Locally rough with waves and easterly 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 reduced visibility, brisk winds and locally rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy, breezy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with a few showers.
The Atlantic High-Pressure System will continue to generate moderate to brisk easterly winds and locally rough seas across the Eastern Caribbean during the next couple of days.
Moisture and instability in the lower atmosphere over the region, will cause a few cloudy periods and showers over the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
A plume of Saharan dust haze will continue to cause a reduction in visibility and air quality around the Eastern Caribbean for the next few days.