PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Friday, June 26, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) June 27, 2020 

 

…A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL 6:00PM SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH

 

WEATHER:   This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy, hazy and breezy with a brief local shower possible.

 

Forecast High: 32°C / 90°F              Forecast Low: 26°C / 79°F

 

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                  Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:40 A.M. 

 

SURFACE WINDS:  This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 20 mph, with possible gusts.

 

SYNOPSIS:  

Another surge of Saharan dust is expected to reach the Eastern Caribbean today through the next couple of days. Persons with allergies and/or respiratory illnesses should continue to take the necessary precautions. While the Atlantic high pressure system maintains an easterly yet brisk wind flow across the region.

A small craft advisory remains in effect for St. Maarten as seas are expected to peak near 9 feet. Small craft operators and sea bathers should exercise caution.

 

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

 

SPECIAL FEATURE:  None.

 

OUTLOOK through Sunday midday: Partly cloudy, hazy and breezy with a passing shower possible.

 

FORECASTER: Connor