6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 13th July 2020
Forecaster: Emmanuel Descartes
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 29°C or 84°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 31°C or 88°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east at 17 mph or 28 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 1.2 mm. At GFL Charles Airport:0.2 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of July so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 49.8 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 39.0 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:43 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:43 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from the east near 20 mph or 31 km/h.
Weather: Fair and hazy, becoming cloudy at times 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: High at 10:08 pm…Low at 5:15 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 11:15 pm…Low at 6:42 am.
Seas: Moderate with waves 4 to 6 feet or 1.2 to 1.8 metres.
Small craft operators are advised to exercise caution due to poor visibility.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy and hazy, with a few brief showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
The Atlantic high-pressure system will generate moderate easterly winds across the Eastern Caribbean for the next few days.
Patches of low-level cloud drifting along with the wind flow will cause 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 15 mph or 24 km/h.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the Tropical Atlantic during the next five days.