PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)   

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) August 27, 2020    

    

WEATHER:      

This afternoon: Fair to partly cloudy with slight haze.  

This evening through Thursday midday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.     

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

    

Sunset Today: 6:31 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:57 A.M.    

    

SURFACE WINDS:  This afternoon through Thursday midday: East to east-northeast with a light to moderate breeze of 07 to 14 mph.   

    

SYNOPSIS:     

An approaching moisture surge associated with a weak tropical wave will increase the probability of showers by this evening. After which, a more stable and hazy atmosphere will settle of over the region. Meanwhile, the Atlantic high-pressure system will maintain mostly gentle winds before increasing on Thursday.  

Seas are expected to remain slight to moderate during the next few days.  

   

STATE OF THE SEA: Slight to moderate       WAVES/SWELLS: 3 to 5 feet   

    

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.   

 

OUTLOOK through Friday midday: Partly cloudy, breezy and hazy.  

    

FORECASTER: Pierre