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December 21, 20161405Views

Synopsis: A slackening pressure gradient across the area will allow for further a decrease of the winds over the forecast period. However, the winds will remain sufficiently high to keep seas hazardous. The fresh winds will also cause the atmosphere to remain slightly unsettled. Possible rainfall total for the next 24 hours is 1 to 3 mm (0.04 to 0.12 in).

Weather today: Partly sunny with a 60 percent (or high) chance of brief showers.

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

Winds: East-northeasterly at 20 to 31 km/h or 11 to 17 knots, gusting to near 52 km/h or 28 knots, mainly in showers.

Seas: Rough with heights reaching 2.4 metres or 8 feet. Warnings remain in effect for small craft operators and sea-bathers mainly for the eastern side of the islands.

Atmospheric Pressure: Near normal.

Sunset today:  5:48 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:46 am

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