6:00 pm Weather Report
Date: 30th September 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 29°C or 84°F.
Today’s maximum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 32°C or 90°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the northeast at 20 mph or 31 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 2:00 pm today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 16.8 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 10.1 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of September so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 113.3 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 87.1 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:53 am. Sunset tomorrow: 5:53 pm.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the northeast and southeast near 23 mph or 37 km/h with occasional gusts.
Weather: Partly cloudy to cloudy and hazy skies with some scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms tonight, becoming generally cloudy to overcast, with moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms from tomorrow.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and landslides should be vigilant and exercise extreme caution.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 08:47 pm… High at 3:21 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 10:14 pm… High at 4:28 am.
Seas: Moderate to locally rough with waves and northeasterly swells 5 to 8 feet or 1.5 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise extreme caution due to reduced visibility, brisk winds and rough seas.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Generally cloudy skies with moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Moisture and instability associated with a tropical wave located just east of the Lesser Antilles will continue to cause cloudiness, moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms over our region during the next 24 to 36 hours.
A second tropical wave located over the eastern Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.