PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Sunday, July 05, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Monday midday (12:00 LST) July 06, 2020 

 

WEATHER:  
This afternoon through Monday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with light haze and a few passing showers possible.

 

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

 

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:42 A.M. 

 

SURFACE WINDS: 
This afternoon through Monday midday: East northeast to east southeast with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 mph.

 

SYNOPSIS:  

The dominant Atlantic high pressure ridge will maintain mostly gentle winds and restrict precipitation across the region. An approaching moisture surge associated with a tropical wave will increase the chances of showers during the latter part of this forecast period. Additionally, Saharan dust will be present in varying concentrations for the next several days. Persons with allergies and/or respiratory illnesses should take the necessary precautions.

Seas will be moderate for the next few days. Small craft operators and sea bathers should exercise caution.

 

STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate        WAVES/SWELLS: 5 to 7 feet

 

SPECIAL FEATURE:  None.

 

OUTLOOK through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers.