Synopsis: Moderate to fresh breeze associated with a tight pressure gradient will generate above normal sea conditions as well as transport pockets of low level moisture over the area resulting in cloudy spells and occasional showers. Additionally, Saharan dust will cause the atmosphere to be quite hazy again today and easily affected residents are asked to take the necessary precautionary measures to avoid any respiratory ailments.

Weather today: Partly sunny and hazy with a 20 percent or a slight chance of brief showers.

Weather tonight: Partly cloudy and hazy 50 percent or a moderate chance of brief showers.

Winds: East with speeds ranging between 26 to 37 km/h or 14 to 20 knots and occasionally gusting higher during showers.

Seas: Moderate with significant wave heights of 1.5 to 2.1 metres or 5 to 7 feet. A small advisory is now in effect specifically for the eastern side of the islands.

Sunset today:  6:54 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  5:42 am.

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