6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 24th October, 2020
Forecaster: E. Francis
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 29°C or 84°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 32°C or 90°F.
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 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil At GFL Charles Airport: 0.1 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of October so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 132.6 mm AT GFL Charles Airport: 200.1 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:57 am Sunset tomorrow: 5:38 pm
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 21 mph or 33 km/h.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy 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 10:44 pm…Low at 5:39 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 11:51 pm…Low at 7:06 am.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and swells 4 to 8 feet
or 1.2 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to brisk winds and rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Over the extreme southern portion of the lesser Antilles, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Elsewhere, fair to partly cloudy and hazy with some scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Saharan dust haze will continue to cause a reduction in visibility across the Eastern Caribbean region during the forecast period.
Weak unstable conditions in the atmosphere over the extreme southern portion of the lesser Antilles will cause some showers and thunderstorms over that region during the next 24 hours.
A tropical wave located a few hundred miles east of the southern portion of the Lesser Antilles is moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h. This wave is expected to produce an increase in cloudiness, showers and isolated thunderstorms over the region by Monday.
Another tropical wave located over the Eastern Tropical Atlantic is also moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h.