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.
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.