Date: 17th May, 2021
Forecaster: Maclean Jn Baptiste
Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles Airport is cloudy and hazy.
Present temperature at Hewanorra Airport is 30°C or 86°F.
Last night’s minimum temperature at Hewanorra Airport was 27°C or 81°F.
Wind at Hewanorra Airport is blowing from the east-northeast at 18 mph or
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: nil. At GFL Charles Airport: nil.
Total rainfall for the month of May so far:
At Hewanorra Airport: 32.6 mm. At GFL Charles Airport: 34.5 mm.
Sunset today: 6:24 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:36 am.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east-northeast and east near
16 mph or 26 km/h.
Weather: Fair and hazy, becoming cloudy at times 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 1:59 pm…High at 08:55 pm.
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 3:26 pm…High at 10:02 pm.
Seas: Slight to moderate with waves 3 to 5 feet or 0.9 to 1.5 metres.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Over the Leeward and northern Windwards Islands, skies will be fair to partly cloudy with a few brief showers.
Further south, partly cloudy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with some scattered showers.
Moisture and instability associated with a weak low-level trough is expected to
cause some cloudy periods with scattered showers, mainly over the southern portion of the Lesser Antilles,
during the forecast period.
The alert level at the La Soufriere volcano in Saint Vincent has been downgraded
to Orange as a result of reduced activity over the past couple of weeks. However,
interests in Saint Lucia and the south-eastern Caribbean region are advised to
continue monitoring official sources for updates.