PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) February 19, 2020 

 

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

 

WEATHER:   This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with a few brief showers.

 

Forecast High: 30°C / 86°F         Forecast Low: 25°C / 77°F 

 

Sunset Today: 6:15 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:38 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:  

Pockets of moisture at the lower level of the atmosphere will cause cloudy periods and a few brief showers across the region. Meanwhile, a dominant Atlantic high pressure system will continue to generate brisk winds.

Seas will continue to peak near 9 feet during the next few days. Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution.

 

STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate to Rough      WAVES/SWELLS: 6 to 9 feet

 

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.  

OUTLOOK through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with brief isolated showers possible.

 

FORECASTER: Albert