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HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITION AFFECTING THE  BVI

HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITION AFFECTING THE  BVI

February 10, 2018460Views

10th February – Synopsis: A tight pressure gradient associated with a strong high-pressure system will continue to produce fresh to strong breeze across the area. Additionally, seas remain elevated and hazardous therefore warnings remain firmly in place.

Weather tonight: Partly cloudy with occasional brief showers.

Weather tomorrow: Partly sunny with occasional brief showers.

Winds: East-northeast ranging between 26-43 km/h or 14-23 knots with higher gusts over open waters and occasionally gusting higher over land during showers.

Seas: Rough with wave heights 2.8 to 3.4 meters or 9 to 11 feet increasing to around 4 meters or 13 feet by Saturday Afternoon. SMALL CRAFTS SHOULD STAY IN PORT AND SEA BATHERS ARE ADVISED TO AVOID COASTAL WATERS ESPECIALLY ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE ISLANDS.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:48 am.

Sunset tomorrow:  6:17 pm.

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.