12th June 2018 – Synopsis: A tight pressure gradient associated with a strong high pressure system will continue to produce moderate to fresh breeze across the area; however, no significant shower activity is anticipated during the next 24 hrs. Additionally, a plume of dust from the Sahara Desert will continue to result in the atmosphere being 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 30 percent or a low chance of showers before midday and a 10 percent or a slight chance of showers thereafter.

Weather tonight: Partly cloudy and hazy with a 10 percent or a slight chance of showers.

Winds: East with speeds ranging between 30 to 41 km/h or 16 to 22 knots with higher gusts over open waters.

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

Sunset today:  6:55 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  5:42 am

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