6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 16th September, 2021
Forecaster: E. Francis
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is fair and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 27°C or 81°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 33°C or 91°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 16 mph or 26 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 0.5 mm At GFL Charles Airport: trace.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 17.4 mm At GFL Charles Airport: 20.1 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:52 am Sunset tomorrow: 6:03 pm
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 17 mph or 28 km/h, becoming lighter at times.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few brief showers.
Persons with respiratory ailments and dust allergies are advised to take the necessary precautions.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 12:32 am…Low at 7:26 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 06:57 pm…High at 1:39 am.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over the extreme southern portion of the Lesser Antilles. Elsewhere, fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few scattered showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability associated with the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) will cause some cloudy conditions with showers and isolated thunderstorms over the extreme southern portion of the Lesser Antilles during the next 24 hours.
Saharan dust will continue to cause a reduction in air quality and visibility over the Lesser Antilles, during the next couple of days.
A tropical wave located about 800 miles east of the Lesser Antilles is moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h.
A strong tropical wave and a broad area of low pressure located over the central Tropical Atlantic, has a high chance of tropical cyclone formation during the next two days, as it moves westward near 21 mph or 33 km/h.