6:00 PM WEATHER REPORT
DATE: 23RD AUGUST 2016
FORECASTER: GLENN ANTOINE
 
PRESENT WEATHER AT HEWANORRA IS CLOUDY.
                AT GFL CHARLES IS FAIR.
PRESENT TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA IS 28 C OR 82 F.
TODAY’S MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE AT HEWANORRA WAS 31 C OR 88 F. 
WIND AT HEWANORRA IS CALM.
RAINFALL IN THE 24 HOUR PERIOD THAT ENDED AT 2:00 PM TODAY:
AT HEWANORRA: NIL       AT GFL CHARLES: TRACE
TOTAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST SO FAR:
AT HEWANORRA: 148.3 MM    AT GFL CHARLES: 123.0 MM
    
SUNRISE TOMORROW: 5:55 AM            SUNSET TOMORROW: 6:22 PM         
 
FORECAST FOR SAINT LUCIA VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
WINDS WILL BE BLOWING FROM THE NORTHEAST NEAR 10 MPH OR 16 KM/H BECOMING
LIGHTER AT TIMES.
WEATHER: MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF ISOLATED
         THUNDERSTORMS.
        
 
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS IN A 25 MILE OR 40 KM RADIUS FROM SAINT LUCIA
TIDES FOR CASTRIES HARBOUR: HIGH AT 6:32 PM...LOW AT 1:12 AM.
TIDES FOR VIEUX FORT BAY:   HIGH AT 7:39 PM...LOW AT 2:39 AM.
SEAS: SLIGHT WITH WAVES NEAR 3 FEET OR 0.9 METRES.
 
FORECAST FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES
OVER THE LEEWARD ISLANDS IT WILL CLOUDY TO OVERCAST WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. ELSEWHERE, IT WILL BE PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH SOME SHOWERS MAINLY DURING THE NIGHT.
 
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
A TROPICAL WAVE IN THE VICINITY OF THE LESSER ANTILLES IS EXPECTED TO
BRING CLOUDY CONDITIONS WITH SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION FROM TONIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO WEDNESDAY.
 
AT 5:00 PM TODAY, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GASTON WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.2 DEGREES NORTH, LONGITUDE 35.8 DEGREES WEST. GASTON IS MOVING WEST NORTHWESTWARD AT ABOUT 18 MPH OR 30 KM/H. IT SHOULD BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY. GASTON IS CURRENTLY PROJECTED TO REMAIN OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC AND NOT AFFECT THE LESSER ANTILLES.