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WARNINGS ISSUED FOR MARINERS AND SEA BATHERS

WARNINGS ISSUED FOR MARINERS AND SEA BATHERS

September 12, 20181563Views

The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Service has issued warnings for sea bathers and mariners as a moisture boundary a head of Tropical Storm Isaac moves closer to the area.

Seas are expected to become rough with significant wave heights between 7 to 12 feet today. Sea bathers are asked to avoid waters especially on the southern side of the Islands and mariners especially small craft should seek safe anchorage.

The moisture boundary will also maintain a high chance of showers today with slight a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. A high of chance for showers and a moderate chance of thunderstorms are possible this evening.

Persons at home and abroad are encouraged to download the DDM’s Alert app in the Apple App store or Google Play store to receive updates of any hazards affecting the Territory.

You can also visit the DDM’s webpage at www.bviddm.com and subscribe for updates or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bvi.ddm.

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.