PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) February 26, 2020 

 

WEATHER:   This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with brief showers possible.

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

 

Sunset Today: 6:17 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:34 A.M. 

 

SURFACE WINDS:  This afternoon through Wednesday midday: North-northeast to east-northeast with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 12 mph, becoming variable at times.

 

SYNOPSIS:  

A weak pressure gradient will maintain light winds across the region. Meanwhile, low-level moisture associated with a surface trough and a frontal boundary will increase the chance for brief showers across the forecast area. Moderate sea conditions are expected with waves up to 7 feet. Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution.

 

STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate            WAVES/SWELLS: 5 to 7 feet

 

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.  

OUTLOOK through Thursday midday: Generally fair to partly cloudy with a local shower possible.

 

FORECASTER: Gordon