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WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI

July 6, 2011461Views

Valid up to 8 am tomorrow Thursday 7th July 2011

Synopsis: Atlantic high pressure will continue to be the dominant feature across the Northeastern Caribbean today and hence shower activity will be somewhat restricted. However, later tonight and on Thursday morning, an active tropical wave will enter the area and disturb the atmospheric conditions over the British Virgin Islands.

Wx: 

Today: Partly cloudy to cloudy with only a few light and quick passing showers likely.

Later tonight and Thursday morning: Cloudy to overcast with widespread showers and Thunderstorms. Conditions could become squally at times.

Winds: ENE-E at 14-22kts with gusts in showers reaching near gale or 33kts later tonight into Thursday morning..

Seas: Locally rough waves 1.8-2.4m or 6-8ft. A small craft advisory remains in effect for above normal waves and squally conditions tonight..

Barometric Pressure: Below normal

Sunset today:  6:59 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  5:48 am.

 


 

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