DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) October 22, 2020
…A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL 6:00 PM THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22ND…
WEATHER: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with a few showers possible.
Forecast High: 32°C / 90°F Forecast Low: 27°C / 81°F
Sunset Today: 5:46 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:08 A.M.
SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: South to south southeast with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 10 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.
SYNOPSIS: The combination of light southerly winds generated by a weak Atlantic high pressure ridge and daytime heating, may cause a few showers across the region.
Swells generated by Hurricane Epsilon will cause seas to peak at 9 feet. Small craft operators and sea bathers should exercise caution.
STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate to rough WAVES/SWELLS: 6 to 9 feet
SPECIAL FEATURES: Hurricane Epsilon continues to move away from the local region. This system does not pose a direct threat to St. Maarten.
The Meteorological Department of St. Maarten will continue to monitor this system.
OUTLOOK through Friday midday: Fair to partly cloudy with a few showers possible.