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WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI

March 3, 2015947Views

Synopsis: A
steep pressure gradient associated with Atlantic High pressure will maintain
fresh to strong winds across the Northeast Caribbean. Also, a subsidence
pattern prevailing will keep the atmosphere generally dry and hazy for most of the
forecast period. However, at times, there is still the chance 
of some quick passing showers as the brisk trade-winds push pockets of low
level moisture across the area.

Winds: 
An ENE fresh to strong wind flow will prevail for the next four days. Speeds
will range between 14 and   20kts with
gusts at times reaching to near 28kts.

Seas: Rough
and dangerous seas will continue for the week with waves/swells peaking to near
10 feet at times. Hence, warnings remain in place for both small craft
operators and sea bathers against 
hazardous marine conditions.

  

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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.