PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN
DATE ISSUED: Tuesday August 18, 2015 @ 18:00 Lst (22:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Wednesday evening (18:00 Lst) August 19, 2015
Tonight through Wednesday evening: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy with no significant precipitation.
Forecast High: 31°C / 88°F Forecast Low: 27°C / 81°F
Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:56 A.M. Sunset Tonight: 6:37 P.M.
Tonight through Wednesday evening: Easterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 15 miles per hour.
The Atlantic area of high pressure is the dominant feature, generating dry air which is restricting significant precipitation mostly across the northern Caribbean. However, a weak low level disturbance is expected mainly to the south of the local region, which could may produce brief showers over the island.
STATE OF THE SEA: Slight to Moderate WAVES/SWELLS: 3 to 5 feet
At 5pm, tropical depression #4 developed into Tropical Storm Danny.
The center of Danny is located at 10.9N 37.5W or about 1817 miles east-south-east of St. Maarten.
It is moving west at 12mph with maximum sustained winds at 40mph.
The Meteorological Department of St. Maarten will continue to monitor the progress of this system, as it has the possibility to further strengthen.
OUTLOOK through Thursday evening: Partly cloudy, breezy, and slightly hazy with brief isolated showers possible.
The next weather forecast will be issued tomorrow at 06:00 Lst (10:00 UTC).