12 noon July 14, 2020 Saint Lucia weather update

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12 noon July 14, 2020 Saint Lucia weather update
Weather Update
Weather Update

12:00 noon Weather Report
Date: 14th July 2020
Forecaster: Lemuel O’Shaughnessy

Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 31°C or 88°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 28°C or 82°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 18 mph or 30 km/h.

Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: trace At GFL Charles Airport: trace.
Total rainfall for the month of July so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 49.7 mm At GFL Charles Airport: 39.0 mm.

Sunset today: 6:36 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:43 am.

FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-northeast and east-southeast near 16 mph or 26 km/h, becoming lighter at times.

Weather: Fair and hazy, occasionally becoming cloudy with a few brief showers.

Persons with dust allergies and respiratory illnesses are asked to be vigilant due to poor air quality.

MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 4:23 pm…High at 10:57 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 12:23 pm…Low at 5:50 pm.
Seas: Moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
Small craft operators are advised to exercise caution due to poor visibility.

FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Partly cloudy and hazy, occasionally becoming cloudy with some scattered showers.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
The Atlantic high-pressure system will generate light to moderate easterly winds across the Eastern Caribbean for the next few days.

A weak trough system will generate occasional cloudiness and a few showers over the region during the next 24 hours.

A large plume of Saharan dust will continue to affect our region, causing a reduction in visibility and air quality for the next few days.

Two tropical waves located over the Central and Eastern Tropical Atlantic are both moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h. A third tropical wave is just coming off the west African coast.

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.

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