Daily weather forecast valid from 6 am October 20th, 2021

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Synopsis: A high-pressure system is becoming the dominant feature

Forecast for Today:

Partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms during the morning, becoming fair to partly cloudy and slightly hazy with brief showers

Forecast for Tonight:

Partly cloudy to cloudy with light to moderate showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms

Wind: East north easterly to East south easterly @ 15 to 25 km/h with higher gusts

Sea Conditions: Slight to moderate in open water

Waves: 1.0 to 1.5 meters or 3.0 to 5.0 feet.

Warning/Advisory: None at this time

Sunrise: 5:58 AM

Sunset: 5:41 PM

Low Tide: 10:01 AM and 10:42 PM

High Tide: 4:15 AM and 3:58 PM

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

Valid from 6:00 AM on Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Unstable conditions are expected to result in cloudiness and scattered showers across the island mainly during the cooler morning period. However, a high-pressure system is expected to result in a relative drying out of the atmosphere as the day progresses. Thereafter, from late afternoon to overnight, a tropical wave is expected to generate an increase in cloudiness with scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms. People in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks should be on alert as localized conditions could enhance shower activity during the period

Slight dust haze is projected during today.

Slight to moderate seas are anticipated during the next 24 hours with waves peaking near 5.0ft. An increase in wind speeds and wave heights can be expected on Thursday

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)