October 4, 2018
The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services has indicated a surge of moisture moving in from the south coupled with daytime heating effects will likely cause some unsettled weather conditions to develop across the area. The Met Office has also indicates that today will be sunny to partly sunny with a low chance of showers in the morning, with a moderate chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. They also expect a moderate chance of showers tonight and a possible chance thunderstorms mainly after midnight.
The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services states that Hurricane Leslie also continues to propagate long period swells to our sea shores thus maintaining hazardous sea conditions. An advisory remains in effect for sea bathers against rough sea conditions and rip currents.
Winds today: East-southeasterly with speeds ranging between 9 to 22 km/h or 5 to 12 knots, with lighter spells at times.
Seas today: Long period swells of moderate height with surfs breaking at 1.8 to 2.4 metres or 6 to 8 feet.
The DDM will continue to monitor the weather conditions and provide updates accordingly.
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.
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.