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TROPICAL WAVE APPROACHING THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

TROPICAL WAVE APPROACHING THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Synopsis: Over the next 24 hours and beyond, a mid to upper level trough will gradually drift closer to the islands from the North West while a weak tropical wave and its associated instability slowly moves into the area from the east. The interaction of both features along with a light, southerly wind flow will maintain an unstable atmosphere across the area, as well as a relatively high chance for showers during that time.

Wx: Partly cloudy skies tonight with a brief isolated late night shower, becoming partly sunny tomorrow with periods of increased cloudiness and some brief passing early morning showers along with some localized afternoon showers developing.

Winds: ESE at 11-22km/h or 6-12kts becoming variable or calm overnight..

Seas: Slight to moderate, swells 1-1.5m or 3-5ft..

Atmospheric Pressure: Well below normal.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:10 am.

Sunset tomorrow:  6:01 pm.

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

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