A High Surf & Small Craft Warning Goes Into Effect Today For The Virgin Islands

A High Surf & Small Craft Warning Goes Into Effect Today For The Virgin Islands

October 20, 2023262Views

Synopsis: Tropical Storm Tammy is approaching the Leeward Islands and weather and marine conditions will deteriorate later tonight with its passage. Moisture and instability associated with Tammy will produce showers and thunderstorms as well as gusty winds and above normal seas. Possible rainfall total over the next twenty four hours is 50.8 to 203.2 mm or 2.0 to 4.0 inches.

Weather today: Cloudy with showers and a 40 percent or moderate chance of thunderstorms.

Weather tonight: Cloudy to overcast with showers and a 60 percent or moderate chance of thunderstorms .

Winds: East at 22 to 37 km/h or 14 to 23 mph with gusts possibly peaking to near 56 km/h or 35 mph.

Seas: 3.0 to 5.5 metres to 10 to 18 feet with swells of 2.1 to 3.0 metres or 7 to 10 feet. A high surf warning and small craft warning go into effect today.

Sunset today:  5:53 pm.

𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝘂𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗰𝗸 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗗𝗗𝗠 𝗮𝗽𝗽, 𝗙𝗮𝗰𝗲𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸, 𝗜𝗻𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺, 𝗧𝘄𝗶𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿, 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘄𝗲𝗯𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝘄𝘄𝘄.𝗯𝘃𝗶𝗱𝗱𝗺.𝗰𝗼𝗺  𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺 𝗮𝘁 𝗵𝘁𝘁𝗽𝘀://𝗯𝘃𝗶.𝘄𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺.𝗰𝗼𝗺/𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗼𝗹𝗮 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘂𝗽𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀..

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