Meteorological Department St.Maarten: Saturday June 27, 2015 @ 18:00 Public Forecast

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DATE ISSUED:  Saturday June 27, 2015 @ 18:00 Lst (22:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL:  Sunday evening (18:00 Lst) June 28, 2015  

…A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE… 

WEATHER:
Tonight through Sunday evening: Partly to occasionally cloudy, hazy and breezy with a few passing showers.

Forecast High:   30°C / 86°F          Forecast Low:   25°C / 77°F  

Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:40 A.M        Sunset Tonight:  6:52 P.M

SURFACE WINDS:
Tonight through Sunday evening: East to east southeast with a moderate to fresh breeze of 15 to 24 miles per hour, with higher gusts.

SYNOPSIS:
The Atlantic high pressure ridge combined with Saharan dust will continue to generate mostly dry and hazy conditions across the northeastern Caribbean. However, a surge of moisture trailing a tropical wave may produce occasional cloudiness and isolated showers across the local area during the next 24 to 36 hours.
Meanwhile, increasing winds speeds will cause deteriorating seas conditions throughout the weekend. Small craft operators and sea-bathers should exercise caution.

STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate to Rough      WAVES/SWELLS: 5 to 8 feet

SPECIAL FEATURES: None.

OUTLOOK through Monday evening: Partly to occasionally cloudy, hazy and breezy with isolated showers becoming generally fair towards the end of the forecast period.

FORECASTER: Gordon

The next weather forecast will be issued Sunday at 06:00 Lst (10:00 UTC).