Monthly Archives: January 2019

MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1ST, 2019

  SYNOPSIS: A low level trough will likely cause weak instability across the area, mainly this morning. Otherwise, sinking air will inhibit shower activity. WEATHER TODAY: Mostly cloudy at first with a 70 percent or a high chance of showers, … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY JANUARY 31ST, 2019

  SYNOPSIS: Shallow moisture embedded within the trade wind flow will make for variably cloudy skies over the Leewards and BVI today and tonight WEATHER TODAY: Partly cloudy to locally cloudy with a 40 percent or moderate chance of brief … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT TO BENEFIT FROM A REGIONAL FACT-FINDING STUDY TO DOCUMENT THE INFLUX OF SARGASSUM WEED IN THE CARIBBEAN WHICH WAS ALSO EXPERIENCED IN MONTSERRAT IN 2018

In a press statement issued by The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) in January 2019, it has initiated a regional fact-finding study to document the record-breaking influx of Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean Sea in 2018, and the impacts this … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM WEDNESDAY JANUARY 30TH, 2019

SYNOPSIS: Relatively dry and stable conditions throughout the atmospheric column will keep shower activity across the area to a minimum for the forecast period. WEATHER TODAY: Partly sunny with a 30 percent or low chance of showers. WEATHER TONIGHT: Partly … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MV0) WEEKLY REPORT JANUARY 18TH, 2019 TO JANUARY 25TH, 2019

  Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano remains low. The seismic network recorded one rockfall and six volcano-tectonic earthquakes this week. Measurements of the SO2 flux were taken from the helicopter on 18 and 23 January. There were eight traverses … Continue reading

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7 DAY MONTSERRAT MARINE WEATHER FORECAST MON. JAN. 29th, 2019 TO SUN. FEB. 3RD, 2019

Monday, January 28th, 2019 6AM. 6PM.                                                                     … Continue reading

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ADVISORIES FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS AND SEA BATHERS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR MONTSERRAT

HERE’S THE REST OF MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM SATURDAY JANUARY 26TH, 2019 SYNOPSIS: A weak moisture boundary along with a moderate windflow will affect the Leewards and BVI today and into tonight WEATHER TODAY: Partly … Continue reading

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SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS AND HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR MONTSERRAT

HERE’S THE REST OF MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY JANUARY 25TH, 2019 SYNOPSIS: Strong central Atlantic High pressure system will maintain a moderate to fresh breeze over the Leewards and their coastal waters today and … Continue reading

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MAJOR SWELL EVENT TO IMPACT THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN WHICH INCLUDES MONTSERRAT WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY

A major swell event is forecast to impact much of the Caribbean this week. According to Dale Destin, Meteorologist/Climatologist for the Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Service Climate Section the swells are likely to exceed 2.5 metres (8 ft) and occasionally … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM WEDNESDAY JANUARY 23RD, 2019

  SYNOPSIS: A strengthening high pressure system will cause an increase in the wind flow across the area today and tonight. This flow could also transport shallow pockets of low level moisture over and around the islands at times which … Continue reading

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