PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Friday, July 10, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) July 11, 2020 

 

WEATHER:   This afternoon through Saturday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with light haze and a passing shower possible.

 

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

 

Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:44 A.M. 

 

SURFACE WINDS:  This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly to east northeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 mph.

 

SYNOPSIS:  

The Atlantic high pressure system will continue to dominate the weather pattern across the region. Therefore, gentle to moderate easterly winds will continue and precipitation will be restricted during this forecast period. Light concentration of Saharan dust will persist in the atmosphere. Persons with allergies and/or respiratory illnesses should continue taking the necessary precautions.

Seas will peak near 7 feet during the next few days. Small craft operators and sea bathers should continue exercising caution.

 

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

 

SPECIAL FEATURE:  None.

 

OUTLOOK through Sunday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy and breezy with scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.

 

FORECASTER: Albert