Saint Lucia: The weather forecaster Webster Gajadhar of the Meteorological Department of Saint Lucia has announced the weather forecast for the early hours of December 28, 2022 (Wednesday). According to the update, the weather will remain partly cloudy, hazy and breezy at first, with a gradual increase in cloudiness and shower activity.
On December 28, the time for sunrise was 6:26 am, and expectedly sun will set at 5:44 pm.
During this period, the winds will blow at the speed of 24 mph or 39 km/h from the east direction, causing occasional gusts. Expectedly, the region of the Lesser Antilles will also witness scattered rainfall. As per the update, the southern Windwards and the areas which are further from the south will see hazy and breezy weather with partial clouds and a few scattered showers. Whereas the weather will be a bit rough as the region over the Leeward to central Windward Islands will remain partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered light to moderate showers.
Additionally, the meteorological department also shared a 6 pm weather update for December 27, 2022. The update informed that the weather at the Hewanorra Airport was partly cloudy and hazy, and GFL Charles Airport also witnessed the same weather conditions. The maximum temperature on Tuesday at the airport was 29°C or 84°F, and the winds were blowing at the speed of 24 mph or 39 km/h from the east direction.
As per the department’s weather update, in December, Hewanorra Airport and GFL Airport witnessed rainfall of 39.9 mm and 37.4 mm, respectively.
The update further informed about the marine forecast for seas in a radius of 25 miles or 40 km from Saint Lucia. As per the weather forecast, the nearby seas will see locally rough waves, and they will see northeasterly swells up to 6 to 10 feet or 1.8 to 3.0 metres. After analysing the seas’ weather conditions, the department appealed to the small craft operators and sea bathers to exercise caution.