WEATHER REPORT

6:00 PM WEATHER REPORT

DATE: 09TH SEPTEMBER, 2018

FORECASTER: EMMANUEL DESCARTES

 PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS FAIR.

PRESENT WEATHER AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT IS FAIR.

PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS 30 C OR 86 F.

TODAY’S MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT WAS 32 C OR 90 F.

WIND AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS BLOWING FROM THE EAST AT 10 MPH OR 17 KM/H.

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

AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 0.1 MM   AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: NIL.

TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER:

AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 3.6 MM.   AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: 5.2 MM.

 SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:52AM.  SUNSET TOMORROW: 6:08PM.  

 FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM THE EAST NEAR 12 MPH OR 19 KM/H, BECOMING

LIGHTERAT TIMES.

WEATHER: FAIR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH A FEW SHOWERS.

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

TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR: LOW AT 9:10PM… HIGH AT 3:53AM.

TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY:  LOW AT 10:37PM… HIGH AT 5:00AM.

SEAS: SLIGHT TO MODERATE WITH WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET OR 0.9 TO 1.5 METRES.

FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES

FAIR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH A FEW SHOWERS.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

AT 5:00 PM TODAY, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ISAAC WAS LOCATED NEARLATITUDE

14.5 DEGREES NORTH, LONGITUDE 40.3 DEGREES WEST, WHICH IS ABOUT 1386MILES OR

2231 KILOMETERS EAST OF SAINT LUCIA. ISAAC IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST AT 12 MPHOR

19 KM/H, ANDIS EXPECTED TO ACCELERATE DURING THENEXT 36 HOURS. A WESTWARD MOTION IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. TROPICAL STORM ISAAC ISEXPECTED TO CROSS THE LESSER ANTILLES INTO THE CARIBBEAN SEA WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR THURSDAY NEXT WEEK.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH OR 110 KM/H WITH HIGHER

GUSTS. ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED AND ISAAC COULD BECOME A HURRICANE

TONIGHT. WATCHES AND WARNINGS WILL LIKELY BE ISSUED FOR SOME OF THE WINDWARD AND LEEWARD ISLANDS EARLY NEXT WEEK. RESIDENTS AND INTERESTS IN

AND AROUND SAINT LUCIA AND THEOTHER EASTERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS ARE ADVISED TO

CLOSELYMONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THISSYSTEM.

 

… HELEN BECOMES A HURRICANE OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC..

AT 5:00PM TODAY, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE HELENE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE

13.4 DEGREES NORTH, LONGITUDE 26.0 DEGREES WEST OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL

ATLANTIC. THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC WATERS DURING

ITS LIFE CYCLE AND POSE NO THREAT TO SAINT LUCIA AND THE REST OF THE EASTERN

CARIBBEAN.

AT 5:00 PM TODAY, THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FLORENCE WASLOCATED NEAR

LATITUDE 24.4 NORTH, LONGITUDE 57.0 WESTOVER THE NORTHWESTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC.

THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHWESTWARDTOWARD THE EASTERN UNITED STATES

DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS. IT POSES NO THREAT TO THE CARIBBEAN

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