PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, July 02, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

 

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) July 03, 2020

 

WEATHER: This afternoon through Friday midday: Partly cloudy, slightly hazy and breezy.

 

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

 

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:41 A.M.

 

SURFACE WINDS:

 

This afternoon through Friday midday: East northeast to east with a gentle to moderate breeze of 06 to 14 mph.

 

SYNOPSIS:

 

The Atlantic high- pressure ridge is generating a drier and stable atmosphere across the region. This will restrict shower activity across the local area. Meanwhile, Saharan dust will be present in varying concentrations for the next few days. Persons with allergies and/or respiratory illnesses should take the necessary precautions.

 

Seas are expected to peak near 6 feet during the next few days.

 

STATE OF THE SEA: Slight to Moderate       WAVES/SWELLS: 4 to 6 feet

 

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.

 

OUTLOOK through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy and hazy.

 

 

FORECASTER: Gordon