December 20, 20173038Views

20th December 2017 – Synopsis: A high pressure system will continue to be the dominant feature across area keeping the atmosphere relatively dry and stable. However, brief interruptions of odd showers are possible as shallow pockets of moisture caught in the trade wind flow traverse the area.

Weather today: Partly sunny with a 10 percent or slight chance of showers.

Weather tonight: Fair to partly cloudy with a 30 percent or low chance of showers.

Winds: East-northeasterly ranging between 13 to 26 km/h or 7 to 14 knots with higher gusts over open waters.

Seas: Moderate with wave heights 1.2 to 1.8 meters or 4 to 6 feet and occasionally reaching 2.1 meters or 7 feet. Cautions remain in effect for small craft operators and beachgoers particularly on the Atlantic side of the islands.

Sunset today:  5:47 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:45 am.

The Department of Disaster Management will continue to monitor the weather conditions and provide updates when necessary.

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

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.