PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) February 12, 2020 

 

…A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE…

 

WEATHER:   This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy, hazy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers possible.

 

Forecast High: 30°C / 86°F         Forecast Low: 24°C / 75°F 

 

Sunset Today: 6:12 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:41 A.M. 

 

SURFACE WINDS:  This afternoon through Wednesday midday: East-northeasterly with a gentle to fresh breeze of 10 to 19 mph and occasional higher gusts.

 

SYNOPSIS:  

The dominant Atlantic high pressure system will continue to produce brisk winds and hazardous marine conditions. Meanwhile, patches of low-level clouds embedded in the wind flow will cause passing showers, some of these could be of moderate intensity across the local area.

Moderate to rough seas are expected with waves up to 8 feet. Small craft operators and sea bathers should exercise caution.

 

STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate to Rough      WAVES/SWELLS: 6 to 8 feet

 

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.  

OUTLOOK through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with passing showers.

 

FORECASTER: Pierre