FORECAST
12:00 PM WEATHER REPORT
DATE: JULY 29th 2014
FORECASTER: MACLEAN JN BAPTISTE

 
PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA......................FAIR
                AT GFL CHARLES....................FAIR
PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA...................30 C OR 86 F
LAST NIGHT’S MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA......27 C OR 80 F
WIND AT HEWANORRA IS BLOWING FROM THE EAST AT 16 MPH OR 26 KM/H
24 HOUR RAINFALL ENDED AT 8:00 AM AT HEWANORRA..........NIL
                                  AT GFL CHARLES........TRACE
TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH THUS FAR AT HEWANORRA......56.3 MM
                                      AT GFL CHARLES....70.2 MM
 
SUNSET TODAY...6:34 PM             SUNRISE TOMORROW...5:51 AM
 
FORECAST FOR ST. LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
WINDS.....EAST-SOUTHEAST NEAR 14 MPH OR 22 KM/H.
WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH AN INCREASE IN CLOUDINESS
          AND SOME SHOWERS LATER.
 
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM ST.LUCIA
TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR...HIGH AT 4:32 PM...LOW AT 9:58 PM.
TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY.....HIGH AT 5:39 PM...LOW AT 11:25 PM.
SEAS...MODERATE WITH WAVES NEAR 4 TO 6 FEET OR 1.2 TO 1.8 METRES.
 
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS.
 
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH WILL PRODUCE SOME SHOWERS OVER THE LESSER ANTILLES
DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.
SAELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED
WITH AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE, LOCATED ABOUT 1600 MILES OR 2575 KILOMETRES
EAST OF THE SOUTHERN WINDWARD ISLANDS CONTINUE TO BECOME BETTER ORGANISED.
THIS SYSTEM COULD DEVELOP INTO A DEPRESSION LATER TODAY OR TOMORROW AS IT
MOVES WEST TO WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AT 10 TO 15 MPH OR 17 TO 24 KM/H.
THIS OFFICE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SYSTEM
AS IT MOVES CLOSER TO THE REGION.