12 NOON WEATHER REPORT

12:00 NOON WEATHER REPORT

DATE: 18TH OCTOBER, 2018

FORECASTER: MACLEAN JN BAPTISTE

PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS CLOUDY.

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

PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS 28 C OR 82 F.

LAST NIGHT’S MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT WAS 25 C OR 77 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 8:00 AM TODAY:

AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 23.4 MM.        AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: 9.3 MM.

TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER SO FAR:

AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 100.6 MM.       AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: 143.7 MM.

SUNSET TODAY: 5:42 PM.                SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:55 AM.    

 FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM THE EAST AT ABOUT 18 MPH OR 30 KM/H, WITH GUSTS

NEAR SHOWERS.

WEATHER: GENERALLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS, SOME OF WHICH MAY BE

 HEAVY AND A CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

 PERSONS IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING AND LANDSLIDES ARE ADVISED TO REMAIN

VIGILANT AND CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTION.   

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

TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR: HIGH AT PRESENT…LOW AT 5:11 PM…HIGH AT 11:29 PM.

TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY:   HIGH AT 01:16 PM…LOW AT 6:39 PM.

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 ABOVE NORMAL SEAS.

FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES

GENERALLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS, SOME OF WHICH MAY BE HEAVY

AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS, OVER THE SOUTHERN LESSER ANTILLES. ELSEWHERE,

PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS.

 TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY IN THE LOWER ATMOSPHERE OVER THE LESSER ANTILLES,

WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE CLOUDINESS, SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS

OF THE ISLAND CHAIN, DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

A TROPICAL WAVE LOCATED OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC IS MOVING WESTWARD NEAR 17 MPH OR 28 KM/H.

TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC DURING

THE NEXT FIVE DAYS.

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