6:00 PM WEATHER REPORT
DATE: 27TH SEPTEMBER, 2018
FORECASTER: THOMAS AUGUSTE
PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN.
PRESENT WEATHER AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT IS CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN.
PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS 27 C OR 81 F.
TODAY’S MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT WAS 32 C OR 90 F.
WIND AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT IS BLOWING FROM THE NORTH-NORTHEAST AT 13 MPH
OR 20 KM/H.
RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 2:00 PM TODAY:
AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 1.4 MM. AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT: 3.1 MM.
TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER:
AT HEWANORRA AIRPORT: 43.5 MM. AT GFL CHARLES AIRPORT:137.5 MM
SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:53 AM. SUNSET TOMORROW: 5:55 PM.
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM BETWEEN THE NORTHWEST AND SOUTHWEST AT ABOUT 27 MPH
OR 43 KM/H. WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH OR 64 KM/H.
WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS, THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY
WINDS MAINLY DURING THE NIGHT AND MORNING.
PERSONS IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING AND LANDSLIDES ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO TAKE
ALL THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS AGAINST THESE HAZARDS.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR: LOW AT 11:12 PM… HIGH AT 5:48 AM.
TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY: LOW AT 12:00 PM… HIGH AT 6:02 PM.
SEAS: LOCALLY ROUGH TO ROUGH WITH WAVES AND SWELLS 9 TO 12 FEET OR 2.7 TO 3.7
SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO REMAIN IN PORT TONIGHT AND
TOMORROW MORNING. RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED TO STAY AWAY FROM COASTAL AREAS
AND RIVER BANKS.
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
MOSTLY CLOUDY TO OVERCAST WITH SCATTERED MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS, GUSTY WINDS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY OVER THE SOUTHERN LEEWARD AND NORTHERN WINDWARD ISLANDS.
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
AT 5:00 PM TODAY, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KIRK WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE
14.2 NORTH, LONGITUDE 59.3 WEST OR 55 MILES OR 89 KILOMETERS EAST OF SAINT LUCIA.
KIRK IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST OR 290 DEGREES NEAR 14 MPH OR 22 KM/H.
ON THIS FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTRE WILL CROSS THE ISLAND CHAIN NEAR THE ISLAND OF
MARTINIQUE THIS EVENING. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH OR 85 KM/H, WITH
HIGHER GUSTS. NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED TONIGHT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES (220 KM) FROM THE CENTER.
RESIDENTS AND INTERESTS IN AND AROUND SAINT LUCIA AND THE REST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO CONTINUE MONITORING THE PROGRESS OF KIRK.
TWO TROPICAL WAVES LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC ARE BOTH MOVING WESTWARD AT ABOUT 17 MPH OR 28 KM/H.
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