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WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

January 13, 2018674Views

13th January 2018 – Synopsis: Moisture and instability associated with a low-level trough will continue to produce unsettled weather across the area over the next 24 hours. Possible rainfall total for the forecast period is 3 to 10 mm or 0.12 to 0.40 inch.

Weather today: Partly sunny with a 60 percent or moderate chance of showers.

Weather tonight: Partly cloudy to cloudy with a 40 percent or moderate chance of showers.

Winds: East-northeasterly to easterly ranging between 19 to 26 km/h or 10 to 14 knots with higher gusts over open waters.

Seas: Moderate to rough with wave heights 1.8 to 2.4 meters or 6 to 8 feet and occasionally reaching 2.8 meters or 9 feet. An advisory remains in effect for small craft operators against hazardous sea conditions and a warning for sea bathers against breaking swells mainly on the Atlantic side of the islands.

Sunset today:  6:01 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:46 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.