PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Friday, January 24, 2020 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Saturday midday (12:00 LST) January 25, 2020 

 

WEATHER:   This afternoon through Saturday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers.

 

Forecast High: 29°C / 84°F         Forecast Low: 23°C / 73°F 

 

Sunset Today: 6:02 P.M.                Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:47 A.M. 

 

SURFACE WINDS:  This afternoon through Saturday midday: Westerly to northeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 09 mph, becoming variable and calm at times.

 

SYNOPSIS:  

A moist southerly wind flow and low-level moisture from a frontal boundary will produce isolated showers during this forecast period. Additionally, the loose pressure gradient across the region will cause light to gentle winds for the next several days.

Seas will peak near 7 feet due to northwesterly swells. Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution.

 

STATE OF THE SEA: Slight to moderate    WAVES/SWELLS: 4 to 7 feet

 

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.  

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

 

FORECASTER: Pierre