PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, February 20, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) February 21, 2020 

 

…A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN THROUGH 6AM FRIDAY MORNING…

 

WEATHER:   This afternoon through Friday midday: Partly cloudy, hazy and breezy with local showers possible.

 

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

 

Sunset Today: 6:15 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:37 A.M. 

 

SURFACE WINDS:  This afternoon through Friday midday: East-northeasterly with a gentle to fresh breeze of 10 to 18 mph and occasional higher gusts.

 

SYNOPSIS:  

Although Saharan dust affecting the Eastern Caribbean will restrict significant shower activity, pockets of moisture moving into the region may cause brief showers from time to time. Marine conditions will continue to peak near 9 feet before subsiding overnight. Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to continue exercising caution.

 

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

 

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.  

OUTLOOK through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy, hazy and breezy with passing showers possible.

 

FORECASTER: Connor