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WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI

July 4, 2012475Views
Synopsis: According to the Antigua Met Service a tropical wave will cause unsettled weather across the area over the next 24 hours. Up to 13 mm or half inch of rainfall is possible in some areas.
Today: Mostly cloudy with brief showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms, mainly this afternoon. Chance of showers is 60%; chance of thunderstorms is 20%.
Tonight: Cloudy with showers likely and a moderate chance of thunderstorms. Chance of showers is 70%; chance of thunderstorms is 40%.
Winds: The wind will be east to east-southeast at 12 to 18 knots over land and 15 to 22 knots over open waters, exposed coastal areas and elevated terrains. Gusts to near 30 knots are likely mainly in showers.
Seas: The seas will be locally rough with peak waves of 2.1 metres or 7 feet. Warnings and cautions remain in effect for small craft operators and sea bathers respectively.
Barometric Pressure: The atmospheric pressure is near normal.
Sunset today:  6:59 pm.
Sunrise tomorrow:  5:41 am.
The DDM is monitoring the weather conditions and will provide updates where necessary. Please visit the DDM’s website at www.bviddm.com and subscribe for future updates.
Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not an official Meteorological Office. The Information disseminated by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources used or contracted by the DDM to provide such information. This information is to be used as a guide by anyone who has interest in local weather conditions. By no means can the DDM or the BVI Government be held accountable by anyone who uses this information appropriately for legal evidence or in justification of any decision which may result in the loss of finances, property or life.