6:00 p.m. Saint Lucia weather report

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6:00 p.m. Saint Lucia weather report

6:00 PM WEATHER REPORT

DATE: 06TH JULY, 2018

FORECASTER: GLENN ANTOINE

PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS CLOUDY HAZY.

PRESENT WEATHER AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT IS CLOUDY AND HAZY.

PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS 26 C OR 79 F.

TODAY’S MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT WAS 31 C OR 88 F.

WIND AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS BLOWING FROM THE EAST-NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH

OR 17 KM/H.

RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 2:00 PM TODAY:

AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 0.4 MM. AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: NIL

TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF JULY SO FAR:

AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 11.9 MM. AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: 39.5 MM.

SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:41 AM.

SUNSET TOMORROW: 6:36 PM

FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM THE EAST NEAR 23 MPH OR 37 KM/H, WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS.

WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY, HAZY AND BREEZY, BECOMING CLOUDY AT TIMES WITH SOME

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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

TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR: HIGH AT 10:03 PM…LOW AT 4:37 AM.

TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY: HIGH AT 11:10 PM…LOW AT 6:04 AM.

SEAS: MODERATE TO LOCALLY ROUGH WITH WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET OR 1.5 TO 2.1 METRES.

SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS AND SEA BATHERS ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO BRISK WINDS, ROUGH SEAS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES

PARTLY CLOUDY, HAZY AND BREEZY, BECOMING CLOUDY AT TIMES WITH WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

MODERATE TO BRISK EASTERLY WINDS, ROUGH SEAS AND HAZY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE AROUND THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN DURING THE NEXT TWO DAYS.

A WEAK TROPICAL WAVE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE CLOUDINESS, SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER CENTRAL TO SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.

AT 5:00 PM TODAY, THE EYE OF HURRICANE BERYL WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 10.6 NORTH, LONGITUDE 47.8 WEST OR ABOUT 965 MILES OR 1555 KM EAST-SOUTHEAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES.

BERYL IS MOVING TOWARDS THE WEST NEAR 15 MPH OR 24 KM/H. A FASTER WESTWARD TO WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OVER THE WEEKEND AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTRE OF BERYL WILL APPROACH THE LESSER ANTILLES OVER THE WEEKEND AND CROSS THE ISLAND CHAIN LATE SUNDAY OR MONDAY. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH OR 130 KM/H WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS, AND BERYL COULD STILL BE A HURRICANE WHEN IT REACHES THE LESSER ANTILLES LATE SUNDAY OR MONDAY.

WEAKENING IS EXPECTED ONCE BERYL REACHES THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA ON MONDAY, BUT THE SYSTEM MAY NOT DEGENERATE INTO AN OPEN TROUGH UNTIL IT REACHES THE VICINITY OF HISPANIOLA AND THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN SEA.

A HURRICANE WATCH IS EFFECT FOR DOMINICA.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MARTINIQUE, GUADELOUPE, ST. MARTIN AND ST. BARTHELEMY.

INTERESTS IN SAINT LUCIA AND THE LESSER ANTILLES SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF BERYL, AS HURRICANE AND TROPICAL STORM WATCHES COULD BE NEEDED FOR SOME OTHER ISLANDS BY TONIGHT OR EARLY SATURDAY.

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