27TH April 2011 – A broad area of high pressure over the western Atlantic will
continue producing a moderate to fresh trade wind across the Virgin Islands today
and continuing into tonight. The winds will, in turn, transport pockets of
moisture across the islands.
Wx: Skies over the British Virgin Islands will be partly cloudy
with scattered showers.
Winds: East 14 – 18 kts, increasing to 26 kts over open
Seas: Moderate to rough; swells 5 – 7 ft or 1.5 – 2.2 M. A
small craft advisory is in effect for unsettled marine conditions.
The DDM will continue to monitor the weather conditions and advise the
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