PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) February 15, 2020 

 

…A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE…

 

WEATHER:  
This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers.

 

Forecast High: 30°C / 86°F         
Forecast Low: 24°C / 75°F 

 

Sunset Today: 6:13 P.M.                
Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:40 A.M. 

 

SURFACE WINDS: 
This afternoon through Saturday midday: Easterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 22 mph and occasional higher gusts.

 

SYNOPSIS:  

Instability associated with an upper-level trough will enhance moisture at the lower level of the atmosphere to generate cloudy periods and isolated showers across the local area. Additionally, the Atlantic high pressure system will maintain brisk winds and above-normal seas throughout the forecast period.

Small craft operators and sea bathers should continue to exercise extreme caution as seas will peak near 9 feet.

 

STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate to Rough      
WAVES/SWELLS: 6 to 9 feet

 

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.  

OUTLOOK through Sunday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy and breezy with isolated showers.

 

FORECASTER: Connor