ABOUT 80 MI…125 KM WNW OF DOMINICA
ABOUT 305 MI…490 KM SE OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 26 MPH…43 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1010 MB…29.83 INCHES
According to the National Hurricane Centre (NHC),at 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the remnants of Beryl were located near latitude 15.8 North, longitude 62.4 West. The remnants are moving west-northwestward near 26 mph (43 km/h), and this general motion should continue through Monday. On the forecast track, the remnants of Beryl will move across the northeastern Caribbean Sea to the south of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico tonight and Monday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Wind associated with the remnants are expected to drop below gale-force later tonight or Monday morning.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) to the north of the center. La Desirade Island near Guadeloupe recently reported a sustained wind of 35 mph (57 km/h) and a wind gust of 46 mph (78 km/h).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1010 mb (29.83 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING THE BVI
WIND: Strong gusty winds are possible across the British Virgin Islands Monday and Monday night. Wind Advisory is in effect
RAINFALL: Beryl is expected to produce storm total rain accumulations of 2 to 3 inches through Tuesday across the Leeward and the British Virgin Islands. Local amounts up
to 5 inches are possible.
Seas: Rough, a mixture of waves and swells 2.4 to 3.1 metres or 8 to 10 feet. Warnings are now in effect for small craft operators and sea bathers against hazardous conditions..
As this is the final advisory being issue by the NHC, further updates will be provided based on local weather forecasts.
The Department of Disaster Management will continue to monitor the system and provide updates accordingly. Please visit the DDM’s website at www.bviddm.com and subscribe for updates or like us on facebook at 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.