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Weather Forecast For The Virgin Islands “HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT”

Weather Forecast For The Virgin Islands “HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT”

December 3, 2023177Views

Synopsis: Over the next 24 hours, shallow low level patches embedded within a moderate to fresh trade wind flow will continue to move across the area and could maintain a moderate chance for shower activity over and around the islands during that time.

Weather today: Partly sunny skies, with brief cloudy spells and a 60 percent or moderate chance of brief passing showers.

Weather tonight: Fair to partly cloudy skies with a 40 percent or moderate chance of brief overnight showers.

Winds: East at 15 to 30 km/h or 9 to 18 mph..

Seas: North easterly swells reaching 1.8 to 2.4 metres or 6 to 8 feet. Therefore a high surf advisory is in effect until Wednesday morning.

Locations to be affected: Reefs and exposed northern and eastern coastlines with relatively shallow, gently to moderately sloping, nearshore areas.

Potential Impacts: Loss of lifeโ€“strong currents that can carry even the strongest swimmers out to sea; injuries to beachgoers; beach erosion; sea water splashing onto low-lying coastal roads; beach closures; localized disruptions to
marine recreation and businesses; financial losses; damage to coral reefs; saltwater intrusion and disruptions to potable water from desalination. High surfs can knock spectators off exposed rocks and jetties.

Sunset today:ย  5:41 pm.

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Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not a Meteorological Office. Information shared by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources contracted by the Department. This information should be used as a guide for anyone who has an interest in local weather conditions. By no means can DDM or the Government of the Virgin Islands 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.