Daily weather forecast valid 6am September 21st 2022

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Weather Alert

Daily Weather Forecast

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Synopsis: A tropical wave is approaching the area

Forecast for Today:

Fair to occasionally cloudy and breezy at times with a few, showers

Forecast for Tonight:

Partly cloudy to cloudy with some scattered showers

Wind: ENE to ESE @ 15 to 35 km/h with higher gust

Sea Conditions: Moderate in open water

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

Warning/Advisory: A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for above-normal seas

Sunrise: 5:54 AM

Sunset: 6:02 PM

Low Tide: 8:21 AM and 8:14 PM

High Tide: 12:51 AM and 2:29 PM

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Wednesday, September 21, 2022

A high-pressure system is expected to be dominant across the island during the morning resulting in occasional cloudiness with a few showers across the area. A gradual increase in moisture and instability is expected from this afternoon into tomorrow, Thursday, as a strong tropical wave mainly affects the islands to the south of Dominica. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms are likely over parts of the island from tomorrow. 

Moderate seas are anticipated during the next 24 hours with wave heights increasing to near 8.0ft on the east coast today. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for above-normal seas. Small-craft operators and sea-bathers along the eastern coastline should exercise caution.

Please visit the website for more information at:

http://weather.gov.dm

http://weather.gov.dm/forecast/extended-forecast

For more information, call: 4491752 or 6184490

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: Vernie M-Honore (Forecaster)