SMALL CRAFT AND HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR MARINERS AND BEACH GOERS RESPECTIVELY

HERE’S THE REST OF THE MONTSERRAT NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST

VALID UP TO SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH, 2018 AT 8AM

SYNOPSIS: Tropical storm Kirk has now moved into the eastern Caribbean Sea however, unstable conditions in its wake are likely to cause some unsettled weather across the area today. Possible rainfall total for the forecast period is 5 to 15 mm or 0.2 to 0.6 inch; hence minor flooding is possible.

Weather today: Generally cloudy with an 80 percent or a very high chance of showers and a 50 percent or a moderate chance of thunderstorms.

Weather tonight: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent or a low chance of showers.

SPECIAL WARNING: A small craft warning and high surf advisory remain in effect for mariners and beach goers respectively.

Winds: Southeasterly with speeds ranging between 15 to 33 km/h or 8- 18 knots, and occasionally gusting higher.

Seas: Rough with significant wave heights of 2.7 to 3.4 metres or 9 to 11 feet in open waters and surfs breaking as high as 2.1 metres or 7 feet mainly on the north and eastern side of the islands. A small craft warning and high surf advisory remain in effect for mariners and beachgoers respectively.

Sunset today: 6:01 pm. Sunrise tomorrow: 5:59 am.

Please continue to monitor ZJB Radio, DMCA’s website at www.dmca.gov.ms and Facebook at Montserrat Disaster Management Coordination Agency-DMCA for regular updates.

 

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