PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN  

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN  

 

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.

 

 

FORECASTER: Albert