February 23, 2021642Views

Synopsis: A moderate to fresh trade wind flow resulting from a tight pressure gradient due to the presence of a relatively strong high pressure system north of the area, will continue to transport pockets of low level moisture across the area and maintain a moderate chance for shower activity over and around the islands during the next 24 hours.

Weather today: Partly cloudy skies in general with a 50 percent or moderate chance of brief passing showers in the morning, becoming mostly sunny during the afternoon.

Weather tonight: Fair to partly cloudy skies with a 50 percent or moderate chance of brief passing showers mainly after midnight.

Winds: East at 22 to 33 km/h or 14 to 21 mph gusting as high as 46 km/h or 29 mph over open waters and in elevated areas.

Seas: 1.8 to 2.4 meters or 6 to 8 feet, with north easterly swells of 1.5 meters or 5 feet. Therefore, small craft and high surf advisories remain in effect, mainly on the north and eastern coastlines or the islands.

Sunset today:  6:23 pm.

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