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BVI EXPERIENCING ROUGH SEA CONDITIONS…SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS IN EFFECT

BVI EXPERIENCING ROUGH SEA CONDITIONS…SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS IN EFFECT

6th December 2017 – Synopsis: A broad high-pressure system will generate a moderate to fresh breeze over the BVI during the next 24hrs. By tonight, an increase in moisture aided by these winds will increase the chance of brief showers over and around these islands

Today: Partly cloudy with a moderate chance of a brief shower

Tonight: Partly cloudy to locally cloudy with occasional brief showers mainly after midnight into early tomorrow

Winds: East -northeasterly at 19-33 km/h or 10-18 knots peaking to near 22 knots over coastal waters and gusting higher in showers mainly tonight.

Seas: Moderate to rough with heights between 1.8-2.4m or 6-8ft and peaking near 10ft or 3.1m in the waters north and east of the islands early tomorrow. Warnings are in effect for small craft operators and sea bathers against hazardous seas main in the Atlantic Ocean north and east of the islands..

Sunset today:  5:42 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:37 am.

The Department of Disaster Management will continue to monitor the weather conditions and provide updates when necessary.

Please continue to monitor local media stations, DDM’s website at   bviddm.com) and Facebook at BVIDDM for regular updates.

Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not an official Meteorological Office. The Information disseminated by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources used or contracted by the DDM to provide such information. This information is to be used as a guide by anyone who has interest in local weather conditions. By no means can the DDM or the BVI Government be held accountable by anyone who uses this information appropriately for legal evidence or in justification of any decision which may result in the loss of finances, property or life.