Daily weather forecast valid 6 am January 12th, 2022

Local Weather Forecast

Synopsis: A trough is approaching the area

Forecast for Today and Tonight:

Fair to partly cloudy and occasionally breezy with a few, brief showers at first, becoming partly cloudy to cloudy with some scattered showers

Wind: North easterly to East south easterly @ 10 to 30 km/h with higher gusts

Sea Conditions: Moderate in open water

Waves: 1.5 to 2.0 meters or 5.0 to 7.0 feet.

Warning/Advisory: A High Surf Advisory is in effect along the northern through the eastern coastline

Sunrise: 6:34 AM

Sunset: 5:53 PM

Low Tide: 5:00 AM and 6:57 PM

High Tide: 12:23 AM and 11:19 AM

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Wednesday, January 12, 2022

A high-pressure system will remain dominant across the island maintaining a relatively dry atmosphere with brief showers during the morning. By afternoon, a surface to low-level trough is projected to generate an increase in cloudiness and scattered showers over the central and northern portions of the Lesser Antilles, including Dominica.

Moderate seas are anticipated during the next 24 hours with waves peaking near 7.0ft. A High Surf Advisory is in effect for north-easterly swells. Small craft operators and sea bathers along the north through eastern coastline should exercise some caution.

Please note that a greater degree of cloudiness, more frequent rainfall, and higher rainfall amounts are normally experienced across the east coast and interior of Dominica.

Prepared by: Marshall Alexander (Forecaster)