6:00 am Weather Report
Date: 24th July, 2020
Forecaster: Avlon Charlery
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 28°C or 82°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 26°C or 79°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 17 mph or 28 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 July so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 80.5 mm.
Sunset today: 6:34 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 5:46 am
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between east and east northeast near 23 mph or 37 km/h becoming gradually stronger.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with some scattered showers and
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 6:01 am… Low at 12:28 pm
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 7:08 am… Low at 01:55 pm
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and swells 5 to 8 feet or 1.5 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise extreme caution due to brisk winds and rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moist and unstable conditions in the wake of a tropical wave will cause cloudiness, showers and possibly thunderstorms over the Islands today.
At 5:00 am today Saint Lucia was placed under a Tropical Storm Warning.
At 5:00 am today the center of Tropical Storm Gonzalo was located near latitude 10.0 degrees north, longitude 51.8 degrees west, about 670 miles or 1000 kilometers east southeast of Saint Lucia.
Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph or 95 km/h. Some strengthening is forecast during the next day or two, and there is still a chance that Gonzalo could become a hurricane before reaching the Windward Islands.
Tropical Storm Gonzalo is moving towards the west at 14 mph or 22 km/h. A westward to west-northwestward motion with an increase in forward speed is expected through the weekend. On this track the center of Gonzalo is expected to pass near Saint Lucia on Saturday.
Residents and interests in Saint Lucia and the Windward Islands are advised to closely monitor the progress of this system.
A tropical wave located over the Central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 20 mph or 31 km/h.