SERVICE 4 DAY FORECAST SYNOPSIS FOR THE VI
A frontal trough which is currently located across Hispaniola will start
to impact the weather across the British Virgin Islands with the atmosphere
becoming highly unstable Thursday through to Friday. Around this period shower
and thunderstorm activity is expected to be high. In the meantime some shallow
moisture moving into the Leeward Islands from the southeast could result in
some cloudy spells with passing showers. However, starting Friday afternoon and
continuing into Sunday, the frontal trough is anticipated to move into the
Leeward Islands and hence, there is a high chance of heavy rainfall and
numerous thunderstorms around this period.
Winds: A generally
E-ESE windflow will prevail with speeds not exceeding 12 knots.
heights will continue in the coastal waters around the islands. Heights should
not exceed 5 feet or 1.5 meters.
WEATHER FORECAST 8TH MAY 2014
Synopsis: Weather conditions
over the BVI will continue to be dominated by a trough during the next 24hrs.
Wx: Today: Cloudy to
overcast with a mixture of light to moderate rain and scattered showers
Tonight: Cloudy to
overcast with areas of light rain
Winds: E-ESE at an
average between 9-12kts over land; 10-14kts over coastal waters and becoming
Seas: Slight to
moderate: heights 1-1.5m or 3-5ft.
little above normal
Sunset today: 6:42 pm.