Monthly Archives: January 2019

MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MV0) WEEKLY REPORT JANUARY 4TH, 2019 TO JANUARY 11TH, 2019

Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano remains low. The seismic network recorded three volcano-tectonic earthquakes this week Measurements of the SO2 flux were taken from the helicopter on 10 January. There were six traverses with an average flux of 149 … Continue reading

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HERE’S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TSUNAMIS – TSUNAMIS ARE RARE, BUT ARE A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS THREAT TO THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN

Montserrat is located in the Eastern Caribbean which is considered the most seismically active area along the Caribbean Plate. Numerous volcanoes – both above ground and submarine – have the potential to cause landslides that generate tsunamis. This tsunami threat … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16TH, 2019

  SYNOPSIS: A somewhat moist and slightly unstable airmass will heighten the chance of mainly light showers across the Eastern Leeward Islands. WEATHER TODAY: Mostly cloudy with a 70 percent or high chance of showers. WEATHER TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with … Continue reading

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7 DAY MONTSERRAT MARINE WEATHER FORECAST MON. JAN. 14th, 2019 TO SUN. JAN.20th, 2019

  Monday, January 14th, 2019 6AM.. 6PM  Seas.. are North-easterly @ 3 to 4′ NE. 2 to 3 feet high.. Winds.. are North-easterly @ 8 to 12 NE. @ 8 MPH. Skies.. are mostly SUNNY, with overnight rains.. Tuesday, January … Continue reading

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HERE’S MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY JANUARY 9TH, 2019

  SYNOPSIS: A slack pressure gradient will continue to generate light winds across the area. Due to the orientation of the wind flow, it will transport warm moist air over the islands. This coupled with day time heating could materialize … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY JANUARY 9TH, 2019

  SYNOPSIS: A dry and stable airmass associated with a ridge of high pressure will continue to restrict any meaningful shower activity across the area today and tonight. WEATHER : Partly sunny skies in general. WEATHER TONIGHT: Fair to partly … Continue reading

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HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR BEACH GOERS

HERE’S MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY JANUARY 9TH, 2019 Synopsis: A fairly weak pressure gradient will maintain a gentle wind flow across the region today. A dry and stable airmass settling over the area will … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM WEDNESDAY JANUARY 8TH, 2019

  SYNOPSIS: Stable conditions are expected to prevail across the area; however, available low level moisture moving into the area could trigger some cloudy spells and shower activity. WEATHER TODAY: Partly sunny with a 40 percent or moderate chance of … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MV0) WEEKLY REPORT DECEMBER 28TH, 2018 TO JANUARY 4TH, 2019

  Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano remains low. The seismic network recorded five volcano-tectonic earthquakes this week There are no measurements of the SO2 flux to report since 27 December 2018. Pyroclastic flows can occur at any time without … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM TUESDAY JANUARY 8TH, 2019

                WEATHER TODAY: Mostly sunny with a 10 percent or slight chance of showers. WEATHER TONIGHT: Mostly fair. WINDS: ENE to East 19 to 30 km/h or 10 to 16 knots. SEAS: 1.5 … Continue reading

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