October 16th 2018 – The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services has indicated that moisture ahead of a tropical wave will begin to affect the territory today, however an increase in showers and thunderstorms are possible later this evening.
Winds: East-northeast at 19 to 30 km/h or 10 to 16 knots..
Seas: Moderate, with significant wave heights of 1.5 to 1.8 metres or 5 to 6 feet..
The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) will continue to monitor the systems and provide updates accordingly.
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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.