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Meteorological Department St. Maarten - Midday Public Weather Forecast

weerDATE ISSUED: Wednesday, October 07, 2015 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Thursday midday (12:00 LST) October 08, 2015 

WEATHER:  
Today: Partly to occasionally cloudy with isolated showers and isolated thunder possible.

Tonight through Thursday morning: Generally cloudy with isolated showers, some of which could be heavy and isolated thunder.

Forecast High:
   32°C / 90°F          Forecast Low:   28°C / 82°F

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

SURFACE WINDS: 
Today: East to southeast with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 17 miles per hour.

Tonight through Thursday: Northeast to southeast with a light to moderate breeze of 04 to 13 miles per hour.

SYNOPSIS: 
The Atlantic high pressure system is the dominant weather feature across the Region. Nevertheless, pockets of moisture and instability ahead of a tropical wave may produce isolated showers and vicinity thunder today. By tonight, increased moisture and instability associated with the Tropical Wave, will start arriving over the area increasing chances for showers and thunder.   
Additionally, moderate winds are expected to persist for the rest of the week, while seas remain above-normal.


STATE OF THE SEA:  Moderate                     WAVES/SWELLS: 5 to 7 feet

SPECIAL FEATURE: 

At 11 am, Hurricane Joaquin was downgraded to a Tropical Storm and was moving over the open North Atlantic.

This system is no threat to St. Maarten.


OUTLOOK through Friday midday: Partly cloudy to cloudy, with isolated showers.

FORECASTER: Pierre

The next weather forecast will be issued Today at 18:00 LST (2:00 UTC).

For further information visit our website: www.meteosxm.com.

3-DAY FORECAST

 DAY

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

WEATHER

Partly to occasionally Cloudy, Local Showers possible

Partly Cloudy/Cloudy, Risk of Thunder

Partly Cloudy/Cloudy, Risk of Thunder

HIGH TEMP

32oC / 90o

32oC / 90oF

32oC / 90oF

LOW TEMP

28oC / 82oF

28oC / 82oF

28oC / 82oF

SUNRISE

06:04 AM

06:04 AM

06:04 AM

SUNSET

05:56 PM

05:56 PM

05:55 PM


 

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