PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

 DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) March 25, 2020

 

WEATHER:

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with a brief shower possible.

 

Forecast High: 29°C / 84°F               Forecast Low: 23°C / 73°F

 

Sunset Today: 6:24 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:12 A.M.

 

SURFACE WINDS:

This afternoon through Wednesday midday: East-northeasterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 12 to 20 mph, and higher gusts possible.

 

SYNOPSIS:

A relatively drier and stable air mass is settling over the region resulting in mainly fair weather. However, pockets of low level moisture could still produce a localized shower. Breezy conditions are expected to gradually diminish as the Atlantic high pressure system weakens over time.

 

Seas will remain moderate and peak at 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: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.

 

 

FORECASTER: Pierre