(SNO) – Saint Lucia and other islands in the Lesser Antilles are expected to experience “partly cloudy to cloudy, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms” on Thursday, June 21, 2018, according to the Saint Lucia Met Services.
According to the latest weather report (6 a.m.), this development – cloudiness and moderate to heavy rainfall – is caused by a tropical wave in the vicinity of the Lesser Antilles.
Three other tropical waves are also mentioned in the report.
Two are located over the central and eastern tropical Atlantic and are moving westward near 17 and 23 mph or 28 and 37 km/h, respectively.
A fourth is over the far eastern tropical Atlantic and is also moving westward.
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the tropical Atlantic during the next five days.
BELOW IS THE FULL REPORT
6:00 AM WEATHER REPORT
DATE: 21ST JUNE, 2018
FORECASTER: EMMANUEL DESCARTES
PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS PARTLY CLOUDY AND HAZY.
PRESENT WEATHER AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT IS FAIR AND HAZY.
PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS 28 C OR 82 F.
LAST NIGHT’S MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT WAS 31 C OR 88 F.
WIND AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS BLOWING FROM THE EAST AT 14 MPH OR 26 KM/H.
RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 2:00 AM TODAY:
AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 0.2 MM.
TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE SO FAR:
AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 31.3 MM.
SUNSET TODAY: 6:34 PM. SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:37 AM.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM THE EAST NEAR 18 MPH OR 30 KM/H.WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS.
WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY WITH 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 10:43 AM… LOW AT 4:21 PM.
TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY: HIGH AT 11:50 AM… LOW AT 5:43 PM.
SEAS: MODERATE WITH WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET OR 1.2 TO 1.8 METRES.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A TROPICAL WAVE IN THE VICINITY OF THE LESSER ANTILLES, IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE CLOUDINESS, SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE ISLANDS DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.
TWO OTHER TROPICAL WAVES LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC ARE MOVING WESTWARD NEAR 17 AND 23 MPH OR 28 AND 37 KM/H, RESPECTIVELY..
A FOURTH TROPICAL WAVE OVER THE FAR EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC IS ALSO MOVING WESTWARD.
TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC DURING THE NEXT FIVE DAYS.