February 16, 2018204Views

16th February 2018 – Synopsis: A fresh to brisk trade wind flow generated by a relatively strong high-pressure system will continue to generate rough seas, as well as transport pockets of low level moisture over and around the islands at times today and tonight.

Wx: Partly sunny skies today with a moderate chance for some brief passing mid-morning to afternoon showers, becoming fair to partly cloudy in general tonight with a slight chance of a brief overnight shower.

Winds: ENE at 22-33km/h or 12-18kts with higher gusts over open waters.

Seas: Moderate to rough, swells 1.5-2.4m or 5-8ft. Warnings remain in place for small craft operators and sea bathers against rough sea conditions…

Sunset today:  6:20 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:45 am.

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

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