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12 noon July 17, 2019 weather update

By St. Lucia Met. Services

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12:00 NOON WEATHER REPORT
DATE: 17TH JULY, 2019
FORECASTERS: THOMAS AUGUSTE

PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS FAIR.
PRESENT WEATHER AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT IS FAIR.
PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS 30 C OR 86 F.
LAST NIGHT’S MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT WAS 27 C OR 81 F.
WIND AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS BLOWING FROM THE EAST AT 23 MPH OR 37 KM/H.

RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 8:00 AM TODAY:
AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 1.1 MM. AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: 2.9 MM
TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF JULY SO FAR:
AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 60.0 MM. AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: 75.3 MM

SUNSET TODAY: 6:36 PM. SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:44 AM.

FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM THE EAST NORTHEAST AND EAST SOUTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH OR 31 KM/H.

WEATHER: GENERALLY FAIR AT FIRST BECOMING INCREASINGLY CLOUDY TONIGHT WITH SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR: HIGH AT 4:53 PM… LOW AT 9:31 PM.
TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY: HIGH AT 6:00 PM… LOW AT 10:58 PM.
SEAS: SLIGHT TO MODERATE WITH WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET OR 0.9 TO 1.5 METRES.

FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
OVER THE SOUTHERN WINDWARD ISLANDS PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY WITH SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. ELSEWHERE IT WILL BE GENERALLY FAIR AT FIRST BECOMING INCREASINGLY CLOUDY WITH SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS TONIGHT.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A TROPICAL WAVE WILL LOCATED JUST EAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES WILL CAUSE SOME CLOUDY PERIODS WITH SHOWERS OVER THE ISLANDS LATER TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

THE ITCZ IS ACTIVE OVER THE SOUTHERN ISLANDS OF THE LESSER ANTILLES.

ANOTHER TWO TROPICAL WAVES LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL AND FAR EASTERN ATLANTIC IS MOVING WESTWARD NEAR 17 MPH OR 28 KM/H.

TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC DURING THE NEXT 5 DAYS.

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