January 22, 20181802Views

22nd January 2018 – Synopsis: Dominant high pressure and an atmosphere low on moisture and instability will continue to restrict shower activity across the islands during the morning. However, starting this afternoon and continuing into the night, an increase in moisture across the area will increase the chance of brief showers across the Islands.


Today: Partly sunny with a low or 30 percent chance showers during the morning while this afternoon the chance of showers will increase to moderate or 50 percent under mostly cloudy skies.

Tonight: Partly cloudy to cloudy with the chance of showers remaining at moderate.

Winds: ENE at 19-26 km/h or 10-14kts over land and increasing at times to near 31 km/h or 17kts over coastal waters..

Seas: Moderate to locally rough, heights 1.5-2.1m or 5-7ft. Small craft operators and sea bathers should continue to exercise caution against marginally safe seas especially on the Atlantic side of the islands..

Sunset today:  6:07 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:41 am.

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

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