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ROUGH SEAS AFFECTING THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

ROUGH SEAS AFFECTING THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

February 21, 20181857Views

Synopsis: Moisture embedded in moderate to fresh winds along with a weakened frontal boundary providing some instability in the atmosphere over the region will heighten the chance of showers over the islands.

Wx: 

Today: Mostly cloudy with a high or 70 percent chance of showers.

Tonight: Cloudy with showers.

Winds: ENE at 26-37 km/h or 14-20kts over land and reaching near 41 km/h or 22kts over coastal waters. Some gusts reaching near gale or 30kts are also possible..

Seas: Rough heights 2.4-2.8m or 8-9ft. A warning remains in effect for small craft operators against hazardous conditions and sea bathers should exercise caution..

Sunset today:  6:22 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:42 am.

Please continue to monitor local media stations, DDM’s website at   bviddm.com) and Facebook at BVIDDM for regular updates.

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