PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) February 27, 2020 

 

WEATHER:  

This afternoon through tonight: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with brief isolated showers.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with brief isolated showers possible.

 

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

 

Sunset Today: 6:17 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:33 A.M. 

 

SURFACE WINDS:  This afternoon through Thursday midday: East-northeast to northeasterly with a gentle to gentle breeze of 08 to 17 mph.

 

SYNOPSIS:  

A tight pressure gradient is producing a slight increase in winds across the region. Meanwhile, low-level moisture associated with a surface trough and a recent frontal boundary will increase the chance for showers within the local 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 Friday midday: Generally fair to partly cloudy with a local shower possible.

 

FORECASTER: Connor