DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, October 08, 2019 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) October 09, 2019 

 

…A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL 6 PM WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 09, 2019…

 

WEATHER:   This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Generally fair to partly cloudy and hazy, with brief showers possible.

 

Forecast High: 33°C / 91°F        Forecast Low: 28°C / 82°F 

Sunset Today: 5:56 P.M.               Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:04 A.M. 

SURFACE WINDS:  This afternoon through Wednesday midday: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 10 to 18 mph, and higher gusts possible.

 

SYNOPSIS:   A relatively drier and stable atmosphere in combination with Saharan dust will limit precipitation across the local area for the next few days. Hazy skies will be evident. As a result, persons with allergies and/or respiratory illnesses should take the necessary precautions. Moderate to rough sea conditions are expected with waves peaking up to 9 due to northerly swells invading regional waters. A small craft advisory will remain in effect for St. Maarten until tomorrow evening. Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution.

STATE OF THE SEA:  Moderate to Rough          WAVES/SWELLS: 7 to 9 feet

SPECIAL FEATURES:  None.

OUTLOOK through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy and hazy with isolated showers possible.

FORECASTER: Gordon