12:00 NOON WEATHER REPORT
DATE: 26TH SEPTEMBER 2016
FORECASTER: E. FRANCIS

 
PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA IS FAIR.
PRESENT WEATHER AT GFL CHARLES IS PARTLY CLOUDY.
PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA IS 31 C OR 88 F.
LAST NIGHT’S MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA WAS 25 C OR 77 F.
WIND AT HEWANORRA IS BLOWING FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 12 MPH OR 19 KM/H.
 
RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 8:00 AM TODAY:
AT HEWANORRA: 11.7 MM      AT GFL CHARLES: 8.6 MM
TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER SO FAR:
AT HEWANORRA: 84.2 MM      AT GFL CHARLES: 152.9 MM
 
SUNSET TODAY: 5:58 PM                                  SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:56 AM
 
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM BETWEEN THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST NEAR 12 MPH
OR 19 KM/H, BECOMING LIGHTER AT TIMES.
WEATHER: FAIR SKIES, BECOMING CLOUDY AT TIMES WITH SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS
         AND A CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
 
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR: HIGH AT 12:15 PM...LOW AT 5:13 PM.
TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY:   HIGH AT 01:22 PM...LOW AT 6:40 PM.
SEAS: SLIGHT TO MODERATE WITH WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET OR 0.9 TO 1.5 METRES.
 
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES, BECOMING CLOUDY AT TIMES WITH SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
 
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
MOISTURE AND INSTABILIY IN THE WAKE OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME CLOUDINESS, SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE LESSER ANTILLES TODAY.
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE ASSOCIATED WITH A TROPICAL WAVE IS LOCATED ABOUT 1050 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS AND IS MOVING WESTWARD NEAR 18 MPH OR 30 KM/H. CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAVOURABLE FOR THIS SYSTEM TO DEVELOP AND IT IS EXPECTED TO START AFFECTING THE LESSER ANTILLES ON WEDNESDAY. RESIDENTS AND INTERESTS IN SAINT LUCIA AND THE LESSER ANTILLES ARE ASKED TO MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM AND TAKE THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS.