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.