February 15, 2021540Views

Synopsis: Settled atmospheric conditions as a result of a dominant high pressure system is the main weather feature affecting the islands. A tightened pressure gradient will generate fresh to strong winds with pockets of moisture embedded in the wind flow and maintain a moderate chance of showers over the islands.

Weather today: Partly sunny with 40 percent or moderate chance of brief afternoon showers.

Weather tonight: Fair to partly cloudy with 10 percent or slight chance of showers.

Winds: East-northeast at 24 to 37 km/h or 15 to 23 mph, gusting as high as 52 km/h or 32 mph.

Seas: 1.8 to 2.8 meters or 6 to 9 feet. A small craft advisory is in effect with north easterly swells reaching 1.5 meters or 5 feet. Therefore, small craft and high surf advisories remain in effect.

Sunset today:  6:20 pm.

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