PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN  

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN  

DATE ISSUED: Monday, September 07, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)   

VALID UNTIL: Tuesday midday (12:00 LST) September 08, 2020    

    

WEATHER:      

This afternoon through Tuesday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers.
   

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

    

Sunset Today: 6:21 P.M.                 
Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:59 A.M.    

    

SURFACE WINDS: 
This afternoon through Tuesday midday: East-southeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 06 to 12 mph.  

    

SYNOPSIS:     

A weak tropical wave passing through the local region will cause cloudy periods and isolated showers during this forecast period. Meanwhile, a loose pressure gradient will maintain light to gentle winds.  

Marine conditions will remain slight to moderate during the next few days.  

   

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

    

SPECIAL FEATURE:   

Tropical Depression #17 developed into Tropical Storm Paulette at 11:00am at about 1375 miles east of St. Maarten.
Its maximum sustained winds are 40 mph and its current path takes this system north of the island towards the end of the week.  

 
As of 11:00am, Tropical Depression #18  was located about 2405 miles east-southeast of St. Maarten.
Its maximum sustained winds remain at 35 mph and its current path takes this system well north of St. Maarten early next week.  

 

THE METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT OF ST. MAARTEN WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THESE SYSTEMS AND UPDATE THE PUBLIC ACCORDINGLY.  

   

 

OUTLOOK through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.  

    

FORECASTER: Connor