High Winds Advisory issued for SVG

A HIGH WIND WARNING is in effect for St Vincent and the Grenadines from 10:00 a.m Wednesday 18th October, 2017 until 8:00 a.m Sunday 22nd October, 2017.


  • ..Strong easterly winds continue to affect the island from early this morning.

Sustained wind speeds of 25 to 39 mph or 40 to 63 km/h are already occurring, with gusts of 55 mph or 89 km/h.

  • TIMING…Winds will continue to be strong this morning, with some weakening fluctuations over the next few days. Winds will ease early Sunday morning.
  • IMPACTS…Winds of this magnitude can cause isolated power outages and falling tree branches.


Residents are urged to be vigilant against falling trees limbs and loose outdoor objects or light-weight furniture during this warning period.

A small Craft warning remains in effect for St Vincent and the Grenadines until 8:00 a.m Sunday 22nd October, 2017.

A small craft warning means in this case that seas equal to or greater than 3m (10ft) and/or mean wind-speeds of 25 to 33 knots (28 to 60 mph) will affect the marine area.

This information will be updated as conditions warrant.

Prepared by Desiree Neverson- Jack

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