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WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE BVI…DUE TO ROUGH SEAS

WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE BVI…DUE TO ROUGH SEAS

January 9, 20181723Views

9th January 2018 – SynopsisA brisk easterly trade wind flow generated by a strengthening high-pressure ridge will continue to produce rough seas as well as transport pockets of low level moisture over and around the islands at times, thus keeping the chances for shower activity relatively high.

Wx: Partly cloudy skies today and tonight with periods of increased cloudiness accompanied by some brief passing showers. Some showers could be locally heavy at times.

Winds: E at 26-37km/h or 14-20kts with higher gusts during showers as well as over open waters.

Seas: Rough, swells 1.8-2.8m or 6-9ft. Warnings remain in place for small craft operators and sea bathers against hazardous sea conditions.

Sunset today:  5:59 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:48 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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