The Eastern Caribbean Forecast valid up to 8am Monday 26th June 2017.

Wx: A tropical wave traversing the Eastern Caribbean with significant moisture and instability will result in cloudy to overcast skies with showers and thunderstorms from the Leeward Islands south to Trinidad and Tobago. Some heavy downpours will affect the southern islands all day while there is a good chance of some developing across the Leeward Islands this afternoon and tonight. Meanwhile, instability associated with an upper level trough over the Western Caribbean will trigger some cloudy periods with mainly localized and sometimes heavy showers and afternoon thunderstorms over Hispaniola. A stable airmass and an atmosphere low on moisture will yield little shower activity under partly cloudy skies over the rest of the Eastern Caribbean.

Winds: ENE-ESE at 7-19 km/h or 4-10kts across Hispaniola, 19-33 km/h or 10-18kts from Puerto Rico east the Leeward Islands and 26-41 km/h or 14-22kts from the Windward Islands south to Trinidad and Tobago..

Seas: Slight to moderate heights 0.9-1.8m or 3-6ft. Small craft operators should exercise caution in the coastal waters on the Atlantic side of the Leeward Islands..

Atmospheric Pressure: Above normal.

 

Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services
Lorne Salmon-Forecaster

Forecast issued at 5:35 AM,UTC on 25/06/2017