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WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI

January 6, 2012687Views

Synopsis: The presence of a frontal trough across the western parts of the Northeastern Caribbean will unsettle the atmosphere over the Virgin Islands and hence the chance of showers will remain high.


Wx:


Today: Cloudy to overcast with scattered to numerous showers. Some heavy downpours are possible across the islands from time to time.


Tonight: Cloudy with scattered showers. A few heavy downpours are also possible.


Winds: NE-ENE at 08-12kts with some gusts in showers possible at times..


Seas: Moderate to locally rough waves/swells 1.5-2.8m or 5-9ft. A small craft warning remains in effect particularly for the waters north and east of the British Virgin Islands where waves/swells could peak to 9 feet. Sea bathers should also exercise caution..


Barometric Pressure: Normal


Sunset today: 5:56 pm.


Sunrise tomorrow: 6:50 am.


 


 


 


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