Forecaster: Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 30°C or 86°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 26°C or 79°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-northeast at 28 mph or 44 km/h.
At Hewanorra Airport: 15.1 mm At GFL Charles Airport: 6.3 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of June so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 181.4 mm At GFL Charles Airport: 200.4 mm.
Sunset today: 6:35 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 5:39 am
Winds will be blowing from between the east-northeast and east near 26 mph or 43 km/h with higher gusts.
Weather: Partly cloudy, windy and hazy, becoming cloudy to overcast with periods of rain, scattered moderate to heavy showers, gusty winds and isolated thunderstorms from tonight into tomorrow.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and landslides should be vigilant and exercise EXTREME caution.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 4:21 pm… Low at 8:35 pm.
Seas: Locally rough with waves 6 to 9 feet or 1.8 to 2.7 metres today. From tonight seas will be rough, especially on the Atlantic side, with waves 7 to 11 feet or 2.1 to 3.4 meters.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise EXTREME caution due to gusty winds and rough seas.
Over the central Windward Islands and areas further south, cloudy to overcast at times with gusty winds, periods of rain, scattered moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms. Elsewhere partly cloudy skies with a few showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
At 11:00 am today the center of Potential Tropical Cyclone Two was centered near latitude 9.8 North, longitude 57.5 West or 260 miles or 420 km east of Trinidad. The system is moving toward the west near 23 mph (37 km/h). A westward or west-northwestward motion is expected through Thursday. On the forecast track, the system will pass near or over portions of the southern Windward Islands by tonight.
A severe weather advisory has been issued for Saint Lucia from midnight to Wednesday evening. This system is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches or 25 to 75 millimetres across Saint Lucia. Interests in the Windward Islands should continue to monitor the progress of this system.
Two tropical waves located over the central Atlantic are forecast to interact with each other during the next few days as they move westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h. Gradual development of this system is possible and it is expected to affect the Lesser Antilles over the weekend.