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HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS STILL AFFECTING THE BVI…WARNINGS REMAIN IN PLACE

HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS STILL AFFECTING THE BVI…WARNINGS REMAIN IN PLACE

February 12, 2018204Views

12th February 2018 – Synopsis: A tight pressure gradient associated with a strong surface high pressure system will continue to generate fresh to strong breeze across the area. Pockets of moisture caught in this wind flow will likely result in brief showers over and around the islands. Additionally, seas will remain hazardous for the entire forecast period and residents are urged to please take note of the advisories and warnings issued.

Weather today: Partly sunny becoming cloudy at times with scattered brief passing showers.

Weather tonight: Partly cloudy with scattered brief passing showers also likely.

Winds: East-northeasterly to northeasterly ranging between 26 to 46 km/h or 14 to 25 knots with higher gust over open waters and occasionally gusting higher in showers.

Seas: Rough with wave heights 3.1 to 4.3 meters or 10 to 14 feet. WARNINGS REMAIN FIRMLY IN PLACE. SMALL CRAFTS SHOULD STAY IN PORT AND SEA BATHERS ARE ADVISED TO AVOID COASTAL WATERS ESPECIALLY ON THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN SIDE OF THE ISLANDS.

Sunset today:  6:18 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:47 am.

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.