6:00 am Weather Report
Date: 11th July, 2021
Forecaster: Vigil Saltibus
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy with showers nearby.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 27°C or 81°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 25°C or 77°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at about 24 mph or 39 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 9.3 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of July so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 76.4 mm.
Sunset today: 6:36 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 5:42 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-northeast and east near 23 mph or 37 km/h, with occasional gusts.
Weather: Partly cloudy, hazy and windy becoming cloudy at times with some scattered showers which may be heavy in some areas and a chance of isolated thunderstorms, mainly during the morning.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and landslides are advised to exercise caution.
Persons with respiratory ailments and dust allergies are advised to exercise caution due to reduced air quality.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 11:35 am…High at 5:35 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 12:27 pm…High at 6:42 pm.
Seas: Locally rough with waves and northerly 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 locally rough seas, brisk winds and reduced visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered light to moderate showers and isolated thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability in the wake of a tropical wave moving away from the Lesser Antilles will continue to produce occasional cloudiness, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over region during the next 24 hours.
A plume of Saharan dust haze trailing the tropical wave is expected to reduce visibility and air quality over our region for the next few days.
Two other tropical waves located over the central and far eastern Tropical Atlantic are moving westward near 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next 5 days.
The alert level at the La Soufriere volcano in Saint Vincent remains at Orange.
For more information on the status of the La Soufriere volcano, visit the website and Facebook pages of UWI Seismic Centre and the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines National Emergency Management Organization.