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ROUGH SEA CONDTIONS AFFECTING THE VI…SMALL CRAFT WARNING IN EFFECT

ROUGH SEA CONDTIONS AFFECTING THE VI…SMALL CRAFT WARNING IN EFFECT

March 3, 20171428Views

Synopsis: As a result of a relatively tight pressure gradient, frequently fresh to occasionally strong and gusty surface winds will continue to generate hazardous seas and keep the lower atmosphere somewhat unsettled. Possible rainfall total for the next 24 hours is 1 to 10 mm or 0.04 to 0.40 in.

Weather today: Partly sunny with a 70 percent or a high chance of brief showers.

Weather tonight: Partly cloudy with a 50 percent or a moderate chance of showers.

Winds: East-northeast at 19 to 33 km/h or 10 to 18 knots, with gusts to around 52 km/h or 28 knots.

Seas: Rough with heights of 2.1 to 2.7 metres or 7 to 9 feet, occasionally reaching 3.6 metres or 12 feet. A small craft warning remains in effect – small craft operators should not venture far from port.

Atmospheric Pressure: Above normal.

Sunset today:  6:25 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:35 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.