DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) February 18, 2021
…A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE…
This afternoon through tonight: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers.
Thursday morning through midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with a brief passing shower possible.
Forecast High: 29°C / 84°F Forecast Low: 23°C / 73°F
Sunset Today: 6:14 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:37 A.M.
This afternoon through Thursday midday: East northeast to east with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 20 mph and occasional higher gusts.
A tight surface pressure gradient will maintain brisk winds and rough seas across the local area. Patches of clouds embedded in the wind flow will generate a few isolated showers.
Breezy conditions will aid in keeping seas elevated over the next few days. Seas can be expected to peak up to 10 feet. As a result, small craft operators and sea bathers should continue to exercise caution. A small craft advisory will remain in effect for St. Maarten.
STATE OF THE SEA: Rough WAVES/SWELLS: 8 to 10 feet
SPECIAL FEATURES: None.
OUTLOOK through Friday midday: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy with brief showers possible.