PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) October 16, 2020

 

WEATHER:   This afternoon through Friday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy and breezy with isolated showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

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

 

Sunset Today: 5:50 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:06 A.M.

 

SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Friday midday: East southeasterly with a gentle to fresh breeze of 10 to 19 mph and higher gusts possible.

 

SYNOPSIS:   A tropical wave located near the Lesser Antilles will cause cloudiness, showers and thunderstorms across the region. Some showers may be heavy, therefore residents and users of areas prone to flooding should be vigilant.

 Seas are expected to peak near 7 feet. Small craft operators and sea bathers should exercise caution.

 

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

SPECIAL FEATURES:  None.

 OUTLOOK through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers.

 FORECASTER: Albert