6:00 pm weather report
Date: 25th August, 2019
Forecasters: Webster Gajadhar / Lemuel O’Shaughnessy
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is fair and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
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 18 mph or 30 km/h.
RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 2:00 PM TODAY:
At Hewanorra Airport: trace. at GFL Charles Airport: 0.3 mm.
Total rainfall for the month of august so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 134.5 mm. at GFL Charles Airport:157.3 mm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 5:51 am Sunset tomorrow: 6:19 pm
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and east-northeast near 21 mph
or 33 km/h.
Weather: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy with a few brief showers.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: High at 11:14 pm...Low at 6:35 am.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: High at 12:21 am...Low at 8:02 am.
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 and hazy with a few showers.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A relatively dry and stable atmosphere ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian will maintain fair to partly cloudy and hazy conditions over the Eastern Caribbean region tonight into tomorrow morning.
A Tropical Storm warning is in effect for Saint Lucia, Barbados and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. A Tropical storm watch is in effect for Martinique and Grenada and its dependencies.
At 5:00 pm today, the center of Tropical Storm Dorian was located near latitude 11.5 north, longitude 54.2 west, about 485 miles or 780 kilometers east-southeast of St. Lucia. Dorian is moving toward the west near 14 mph or 22 km/h.
A turn toward the west-northwest is expected on Monday, with this motion continuing through Tuesday night. On the forecast track, the center of Dorian
is expected to be near the Windward Islands late Monday or early Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph or 85 km/h, with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Dorian could be near hurricane strength over the Eastern Caribbean Sea.
Residents and interests in Saint Lucia and the Lesser Antilles are asked to closely monitor the progress of this system and take the necessary precautions. Additional watches or warnings could be issued tonight for other portions of the Windward and Leeward Islands.
A tropical wave located over the central Tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 12 mph or 19 km/h.