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HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE BVI….WARNINGS FOR SMALL CRAFT AND SEA BATHERS REMAIN IN EFFECT

HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE BVI….WARNINGS FOR SMALL CRAFT AND SEA BATHERS REMAIN IN EFFECT

December 28, 20171325Views

28th December 2017 – Synopsis: A moderate to fresh trade wind flow generated by a ridge of high pressure will continue to produce rough seas, as well as transport shallow pockets of low level moisture over and around the islands at times today and tonight.

Wx: Mostly sunny skies today and fair to partly cloudy skies tonight with a moderate chance of an overnight shower.

Winds: ENE-E at 22-33km/h or 12-18kts with higher gusts 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.

Sunset today:  5:52 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:49 am.

The Department of Disaster Management will continue to monitor the weather conditions and provide updates when necessary.

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.