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ROUGH SEA CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE VI….WARNINS ISSUED FOR SMALL CRAFT AND SEA BATHERS

ROUGH SEA CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE VI….WARNINS ISSUED FOR SMALL CRAFT AND SEA BATHERS

January 7, 20172814Views

Synopsis: A moderate to fresh trade wind flow generated by a ridge of high pressure will cause an increase in sea swells as well as transport shallow pockets of moisture across the islands at times during the next 24 hours.

Wx: Mostly sunny skies today and fair to partly cloudy skies tonight with only a quick passing overnight shower.

Winds: E at 12-18kts (22-33km/h) with higher gusts over open waters..

Seas: Rough, swells 1.8-2.8m or 6-9ft. Warnings are now in place for small craft operators and sea bathers against rough sea conditions..

Atmospheric Pressure: Well above normal.

Sunset today:  5:58 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:49 am.

 

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.

Not an actual photo of local sea conditions