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TROPICAL WAVE APPROACHING THE BVI OVER THE WEEKEND

TROPICAL WAVE APPROACHING THE BVI OVER THE WEEKEND

October 12, 20171735Views

Weather Synopsis: A tropical wave will move across the area on Saturday
giving rise to some unsettled weather across the islands. Cloudy periods, showers and a moderate chance of thunderstorms can be expected through to Sunday across the Leeward Islands and through Monday morning across the British Virgin Islands. Otherwise, mostly dry weather will prevail with, at most, a moderate chance of showers.

Winds: East-northeasterly on Friday becoming east-southeasterly thereafter at 15 to 28 km/h or 8 to 15 knots.

Seas: Moderate to locally rough with heights 2.1 meters or 7 feet on Sunday. Otherwise seas will be moderate with heights not exceeding 1.5 meters or not exceeding 5 feet. Marine cautions and warnings may be required for Sunday.

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

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.