WEATHER REPORT

6:00 AM WEATHER REPORT
DATE: 19TH SEPTEMBER, 2018
FORECASTER: EMMANUEL DESCARTES
 
PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS PARTLY CLOUDY.
PRESENT WEATHER AT GFL CHARLES IS CLOUDY.
PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS 27 C OR 81 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 18 MPH OR 30 KM/H.
 
RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 2:00 AM TODAY:
AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 8.4 MM.          
TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER:
AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 33.5 MM         
 
SUNSET TODAY: 6:02 PM                SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:53 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.
WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES, 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: LOW AT 06:18 AM…HIGH AT 1:00 PM.
TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY:   LOW AT 07:45 AM…HIGH AT 2:07 PM.
SEAS: MODERATE WITH WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET OR 1.2 TO 1.8 METRES.
SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS AND SEA BATHERS ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO ABOVE NORMAL SEAS.
 
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
 
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A TROPICAL WAVE WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE CLOUDINESS AND SHOWER ACTIVITY OVER THE LESSER ANTILLES DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.
 
A TROPICAL WAVE IS PRODUCING A LARGE AREA OF DISTURBED WEATHER MORE THAN 1200 MILES OR 1931 KILOMETERS EAST SOUTHEAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES. ENVIRONMENTAL ARE EXPECTED TO BE SOMEWHAT CONDUCIVE FOR SOME SLOW DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SYSTEM THROUGH FRIDAY, WHILE IT MOVES WEST TO WEST NORTHWESTWARD AT 10 TO 15 MPH. OVER THE WEEKEND HOWEVER, UPPER LEVEL WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME UNFAVORABLE FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE DEVELOPMENT.      

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