February 20, 20181858Views

20th February 2018 – Synopsis: A fresh to brisk trade wind flow generated by a strong high-pressure system will continue to produce rough seas as well as transport low level patches embedded within this flow over and around the islands today and tonight.

Wx: Partly sunny skies today with periods of increased cloudiness and a moderate chance for some quick passing showers, becoming fair to partly cloudy in general tonight with a slight chance for a brief late-night shower.

Winds: ENE at 26-41km/h or 14-22kts with higher gusts during showers and over open waters.

Seas: Very rough, swells 2.4-3.4m or 8-11ft. Firm warnings remain in place for small craft operators against hazardous sea conditions while sea bathers should avoid these waters.

Sunset today:  6:21 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:42 am.

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

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