24th January 2019 – The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Service has indicated that a strong central Atlantic High pressure system will maintain a moderate to fresh breeze over the BVI’s and their coastal waters today and tonight making marine conditions hazardous. Meanwhile a diffused frontal boundary will create an environment that favors occasional brief showers over these islands today
Weather today: Partly cloudy to cloudy with a 60 percent or moderate chance of brief showers
Weather tonight: partly cloudy with a 40 percent or moderate chance of a brief evening showers
Winds: East at average speeds between 12 to 18 knots with occasional higher gust over coastal waters and elevated terrain.
Seas: 2.1 to 2.8 meters or 7 to 9 feet with northerly swells between 1.5 to 1.8 meters or 5 to 6 feet; A small craft warning and a high surf advisory remains in effect mainly for the north facing coastal water. Seas are safer for marine activity along the south and southwestern side of the islands.
Sunset today: 6:08 pm.
Sunrise tomorrow: 6:53 am.
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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.