PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Monday, August 24, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

 

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) August 25, 2020  

 

WEATHER:

 

This afternoon through tonight:Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorm.

 

Tuesday morning through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with passing showers possible.

 

Forecast High: 32°C / 90°F             Forecast Low: 28°C / 82°F

 

Sunset Today: 6:32 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:57 A.M.

 

SURFACE WINDS:

 

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: East-northeasterly to south-easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 07 to 16 mph.

 

SYNOPSIS:

 

Although weak instability associated with a low-level trough approaching the region is present, limited low level moisture is restricting precipitation across the local area. Nevertheless, brief isolated showers and a low chance of thunder is still possible.

 

Meanwhile, slight to moderate marine conditions are expected. Small craft operators and sea bathers should continue to exercise caution.

 

STATE OF THE SEA: Slight to moderate       WAVES/SWELLS: 3 to 6 feet

 

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.

 

OUTLOOK through Wednesday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with passing showers.

 

 

FORECASTER: Gordon