Weather Information Statement 15th September, 2018 (6pm)



By early morning Sunday, scattered showers can be expected as pockets of moisture pool across our area. During Sunday, some moisture associated with the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) could move northward across SVG. Late Sunday, lower level trough is expected across the area increasing chance for showers.

Late Monday, the Grenadines can expect few more showers compliments the ITCZ activity. Cloudiness should be increasing across SVG by Tuesday afternoon with the approach of the next tropical wave. Shower activity and wind speeds should be increasing with possibly isolated thunderstorms into Wednesday.

Expect gentle to moderate (15 - 25km/h) east south-easterly breeze overnight; gradually backing to easterly by Sunday afternoon and becoming east north-easterly by Monday. Wind speeds should generally increase late Tuesday with the approach of the next tropical wave.

North Easterly swells can be expected across SVG ranging 0.5 - 2.0m from tonight rising during Monday to peak near 1.2m on the west coasts and up to 2.4m on east coasts. Further increase expected on Wednesday…marine warnings may be issued.

Slight haze on the horizon is reducing visibility due to dust concentrations across our area, which should temporarily thin out on Monday.