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WARNING ISSUED FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS AND SEA BATHERS

WARNING ISSUED FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS AND SEA BATHERS

January 28, 20161327Views

Synopsis: A moderate to fresh trade wind flow will generate rough seas as well as transport pockets of low level moisture across the area today and tonight, thus increasing the chances for some shower activity.

Wx: Partly cloudy skies today and tonight with a good chance of some brief passing showers developing.

Winds: ESE-SE at 14-20kts, gusting to 26kts over open waters..

Seas: Rough, swells 1.8-2.4m or 6-8ft. Warnings remain in place for small craft operators and sea bathers against rough sea conditions..

Atmospheric Pressure: Well above normal.

Sunset today:  6:10 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:37 am.

The DDM will continue to monitor the system and provide updates when necessary. Visit the DDM website at www.bviddm.com and subscribe for updates, visit our Facebook page 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.