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WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

October 17, 20181029Views

October 17th 2018 – The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services states that moisture and instability in the atmosphere over the region in association with a tropical wave will maintain a high chance of showers over the islands today.  The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services also states that the air mass over the region will be less moist and unstable tonight therefore creating a moderate chance for showers.

The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Service has indicated the possibility for rainfall during the forecast period is 10 mm to 25 mm or 0.4 to 1 inch.

Winds: Easterly at 26 to 37 km/h or 14 to 20 knots..

Seas: Moderate with significant wave heights 1.5 to 2.1 metres or 5 to 7 feet. A small craft advisory remains in effect for the waters on the Atlantic side of the islands..

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) will continue to monitor the systems and provide updates accordingly.

Persons at home and abroad are encouraged to download the DDM’s Alert app in the Apple App store or Google Play store to receive updates of any hazards affecting the Territory.

 

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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.