DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) October 29, 2020
…A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE…
WEATHER: This afternoon through Thursday midday: Generally cloudy and breezy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Forecast High: 31°C / 88°F Forecast Low: 25°C / 77°F
Sunset Today: 5:42 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:11 A.M.
SURFACE WINDS: This afternoon through Thursday midday: East-northeast to east-southeast with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 20 mph, and occasional higher gusts.
SYNOPSIS: Moisture and instability associated with a mid to upper level trough and an approaching tropical wave will cause cloudiness, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across the region. Persons in flood-prone areas should be vigilant.
Seas are expected to peak at 9 feet during the next few days. Small craft operators and sea bathers should continue exercising caution.
STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate to rough WAVES/SWELLS: 7 to 9 feet
SPECIAL FEATURES: None.
OUTLOOK through Friday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy with isolated showers possible.