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ROUGH SEAS TODAY….SMALL CRAFT AND SEA BATHERS WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE VI

ROUGH SEAS TODAY….SMALL CRAFT AND SEA BATHERS WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE VI

December 27, 20161374Views

Synopsis: Fresh gusty winds will keep seas hazardous and the atmosphere slightly unsettled. Possible rainfall total for the next 24 hours is 1 to 5 mm (0.04 to 0.20 in).

Weather today: Partly sunny with an 80 percent (or high) chance of brief showers.

Weather tonight: Partly cloudy with a 60 percent (or high) chance of brief showers.

Winds: East-northeasterly at 22 to 33 km/h or 12 to 18 knots, gusting to near 52 km/h or 28 knots, mainly in showers.

Seas: Rough with heights reaching 2.7 metres or 9 feet. Warnings remain in effect. Small craft operators should not venture far from port, and sea-bathers should continue to avoid the waters, mainly on the Atlantic side of the islands.

Atmospheric Pressure: Above normal.

Sunset today:  5:51 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:49 am.

 

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