AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
FOR THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
ISSUED BY ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES

15:20 UTC AUGUST 03 2021

 

DISCUSSION: INSTABILITY AND MOISTURE GENERATED CLOUDY SKIES AND SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING; HOWEVER PARTLY SUNNY CONDITIONS PREVAILED FOR THE REMINDERS OF THE MORNING PERIOD. HOWEVER, LINGERING MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY IN THE AREA AND FURTHER DAY TIME HEATING SOME CLOUD BUILD UPS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE.

LATEST MODEL GUIDANCE HAS SHOWN THAT THE TROPICAL WAVE EAST OF THE AREA WILL MOVE ACROSS THE ISLAND TOMORROW AND LEADING MOISTURE COULD TRIGGER SHOWER ACTIVITY OVERNIGHT INTO TOMORROW. BASED ON THE LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY, CURRENT OBSERVATIONS AND LATEST MODEL PROJECTIONS ARE IN GENERAL AGREEMENT WITH THE LATEST ISSUED FORECAST. 

 

FORECASTER

PATRICE EDWARDS