The Eastern Caribbean Forecast valid up to 8am Wednesday 18th July 2018.

Wx: A fairly steep pressure gradient across the entire region will continue to produce moderate to fresh winds across the islands. Also, a layer of Saharan dust along with a dry and stable airmass will continue to restrict significant shower activity and produce hazy conditions across the region. There is just a moderate chance of some light and brief showers developing from the moderate to fresh winds transporting some low level patches of clouds across the area.

Winds: Easterly at 22 to 33 km/h or 12 to 18 knots from Puerto Rico east to the Leeward Islands and East-northeast at 28 to 41 km/h or 15 to 22 knots with higher gusts from the Windward Islands south to Trinidad and Tobago..

Seas: Moderate, significant wave heights 1.8 to 2.1 metres or 6 to 7 feet. A small craft advisory is now in effect for the waters on the Atlantic side of the Leeward Islands and a caution remains in place for the Caribbean Sea side of the region..

Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services
Lorne Salmon-Forecaster

Forecast issued at 6:41 AM,UTC on 17/07/2018