Present weather at Hewanorra Airport is partly cloudy and hazy.
Present weather at GFL Charles 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 at 26 mph or 43 km/h.
Rainfall in the 24-hour period that ended at 8:00 am today:
At Hewanorra Airport: 2.0 mm At GFL Charles:9.0 mm

Total rainfall for the month of June:
At Hewanorra Airport: 74.5 mm At GFL Charles: 169.7 mm
Sunset today: 6:36 pm Sunrise tomorrow: 5:39 am

FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
Winds will be blowing from between the east and east-southeast near 22 mph or
35 km/h, with a few gusts. The winds speeds are expected to gradually increase as the center of Tropical Storm Elsa gets closer to the islands.

Weather: Today, partly cloudy and hazy skies, with a few showers. From late tonight, showers, most of which will be heavy, and thunderstorms.
Residents and motorists in areas prone to flooding and landslides are advised to exercise extreme caution.

MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
Tides for Castries Harbour: Low at 3:10 pm… High at 09:45 pm
Tides for Vieux Fort Bay: Low at 4:37 pm… High at 10:52 pm

Seas: Locally rough with waves 6 to 8 feet or 1.8 to 2.4 metres.
Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution due to brisk winds and rough seas.

FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
Fair to partly cloudy skies and hazy with scattered showers. From late tonight, over the southern Windward Islands, showers, most of which will be heavy, with gusty winds and thunderstorms.

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
Tropical Storm Elsa will begin to affect the islands from early Friday morning.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SAINT LUCIA.

… TROPICAL STORM ELSA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE…

At 11:00 am today the centre of Tropical Storm Elsa was located near latitude 10.1 N degrees north, longitude 51.4 degrees west or about 700 miles or 1130 kilometres east-southeast of Saint Lucia.
Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph or 75 km/h, with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.
Tropical Storm Elsa is moving towards the west near 28 mph or 44 km/h. An even faster motion to the west-northwest is expected over the next 24 to 36 hours. On the forecast track, the system will pass near Saint Lucia on Friday and move into the eastern Caribbean Sea late Friday.
A tropical wave located over the central tropical Atlantic is moving westward near 15 mph or 24 km/h.

The alert level at the La Soufriere volcano in Saint Vincent remains at Orange. Interests in Saint Lucia and the south-eastern Caribbean region are advised to continue monitoring official sources for updates.

 

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