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WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI

November 21, 20161419Views

Synopsis: A stationary front will continue to cause very unsettled weather across the Virgin Islands. Possible rainfall total for the next 24 hours is 13 to 38 mm (0.5 to 1.50 in); minor flooding is likely.

Weather today: Cloudy with an 80 percent (or high) chance of rain and or showers and thunderstorms, heavy at times.

Weather tonight: Mostly cloudy with a 60 percent (or high) chance of rain and or showers; 30 percent (or moderate) chance of thunderstorms.

Winds: East at 9 to 20 km/h or 4 to 10 knots, with gusts in excess of 37 km/h or 20 knots possible in showers.

Seas: Moderate with heights near 1.8 metres or 6 feet, mainly on the Atlantic side of the islands. Cautions for small craft operators and sea-bathers are in effect for near-shore areas, mainly on the eastern side of the islands.

Atmospheric Pressure: Below normal.

Sunset today:  5:41 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow:  6:29 am.

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.