PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Friday, June 19, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) June 20, 2020 

 

WEATHER:   This afternoon through Saturday midday: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy, becoming slightly hazy with a few brief showers possible.

 

Forecast High: 32°C / 90°F              Forecast Low: 27°C / 81°F 

 

Sunset Today: 6:50 P.M.                  Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:38 A.M. 

 

SURFACE WINDS:  This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 10 to 18 mph, and higher gusts possible.

 

SYNOPSIS:  

The Atlantic high pressure system will generate mostly gentle winds across the region. Meanwhile, low-level clouds drifting with the wind flow may produce brief local showers across the forecast area. Additionally, Saharan dust approaching the Caribbean island chain will bring slightly hazy conditions at varying concentrations. Persons with allergies and/or respiratory illnesses should take the necessary precautions.

Seas will remain slight to moderate during the next few days.

 

STATE OF THE SEA: Slight to Moderate           WAVES/SWELLS: 4 to 7 feet

 

SPECIAL FEATURE:  None.

 

OUTLOOK through Sunday midday: Fair to partly cloudy, slightly hazy, and breezy with brief isolated showers possible.

 

FORECASTER: Connor