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WARNINGS STILL IN EFFECT FOR SMALL CRAFT AND SEA BATHERS

WARNINGS STILL IN EFFECT FOR SMALL CRAFT AND SEA BATHERS

January 10, 2018525Views

10th January 2018 – Synopsis: A broad area of high pressure and a tight pressure gradient will maintain breezy conditions across the region. Further, the trade winds transporting low level cloud patches across the area will maintain a high chance of showers across the islands.

Wx: 

Today: Partly sunny to cloudy with a high or 70 percent chance of brief showers.

Tonight: Partly cloudy to cloudy with a high chance of some more showers.

Winds: Easterly at 20-31 km/h or 11-17kts over land and increasing at times to near 37 km/h or 20 kts over coastal waters. There is also a moderate chance of the winds gusting in showers tonight..

Seas: Moderate to locally rough, waves/swells 1.5-2.1m or 5-7ft. Warnings remain in effect for small craft operators and sea bathers against hazardous marine conditions mainly for the east coast of the islands.

Sunset today:  5:59 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:48 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.