12:00 p.m. Saint Lucia weather report

By Saint Lucia Met

12:00 NOON WEATHER REPORT

DATE: 30TH AUGUST, 2018

FORECASTER: VIGIL SALTIBUS

PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS FAIR.

PRESENT WEATHER AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT IS CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS.

PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS 31 C OR 88 F.

LAST NIGHT’S MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT WAS 27 C OR 81 F.

WIND AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS BLOWING FROM THE EAST-SOUTHEAST AT 17 MPH OR 28 KM/H.

RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 8:00 AM TODAY:

AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 4.7 MM AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: 7.7 MM.

TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST SO FAR:

AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 89.6 MM AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: 154.9 MM.

SUNSET TODAY: 6:16 PM.

SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:52 AM.

FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM THE EAST NEAR 17 MPH OR 28 KM/H.

WEATHER: FAIR SKIES OCCASIONALLY BECOMING CLOUDY WITH A FEW SHOWERS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA

TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR: LOW AT PRESENT….HIGH AT 6:10 PM.

TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY: LOW AT 01:10 PM…HIGH AT 7:17 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 LEEWARD ISLANDS, MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. ELSEWHERE, FAIR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH A FEW SHOWERS.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

LINGERING MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE PASSAGE OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE OCCASIONAL PERIODS OF CLOUDINESS, SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NORTHERN PART OF THE REGION DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.

ANOTHER TROPICAL WAVE LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL TROPICAL ATLANTIC IS MOVING WESTWARD NEAR 8 MPH OR 13 KM/H.

POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NUMBER SIX FORMED OFF THE COAST OF WEST AFRICA. THE SYSTEM IS MOVING TOWARDS THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT ABOUT 15 MPH OR 24 KM/H. THE SYSTEM POSES NO IMMEDIATE THREAT THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN AT PRESENT.

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