Daily weather forecast valid 6am May 17th 2022

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Gloomy skies Dominica
Overcast and gloomy skies in Dominica

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Synopsis: A high-pressure system is the dominant feature

Forecast for Today and Tonight:

Fair to occasionally cloudy, hazy, and breezy with a few isolated showers

Wind: ENE to ESE @ 20 to 40 km/h

Sea Conditions: Moderate in open water

Waves: 1.5 to 2.5 meters or 5.0 to 8.0 feet.

Warning/Advisory: Small-craft operators and sea-bathers along the eastern coastline are advised to exercise caution

Sunrise: 5:35 AM

Sunset: 6:27 PM

Low Tide: 11:50 AM and 10:57 PM

High Tide: 4:23 AM and 6:22 PM

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

A reduction in cloudiness and shower activity can be expected during the next 24 hours, as a high-pressure system has established itself across the area. Breezy conditions will be maintained.

An increase in dust haze concentration is expected over the island during the next 24 hours. People with respiratory sensitivities should take the necessary precautions to avoid complications.

Moderate seas are anticipated during the next 24 hours, with waves peaking at 8.0ft in eastern coastal waters from this afternoon into Wednesday. A small craft advisory will come into effect from noon today. Small-craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise 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)