PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN  

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN  

DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, September 09, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)   

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) September 10, 2020    

    

WEATHER:      

This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with a few brief showers possible.
   

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

    

Sunset Today: 6:19 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:00 A.M.    

    

SURFACE WINDS: 
This afternoon through Thursday midday: East northeasterly with a light to moderate breeze of 06 to 13 mph.  

    

SYNOPSIS:     

A drier and more stable atmosphere will restrict precipitation across the region. Additionally, a weak Atlantic high pressure ridge will maintain mostly light winds.  

Seas will peak near 6 feet during this forecast period but expected to gradually deteriorate thereafter.  

   

STATE OF THE SEA:  Slight to moderate       WAVES/SWELLS: 4 to 6 feet   

    

SPECIAL FEATURE:   

At 11:00 am, the center of Tropical Storm Paulette was located about 1090 miles east northeast of St. Maarten and the center of Tropical Storm Rene was located about 2080 miles east of St. Maarten. Based on the projected paths, these systems are not expected to pose a direct threat to St. Maarten.  

 

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

 

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

    

FORECASTER: Albert