Showers And Thunderstorms tonight, Tropical wave #2 will affect the island Monday


Pockets of moderate showers moved across the Grenadine islands this afternoon as moisture trails a tropical wave crossing the island chain. Showers and isolated thunderstorm activity can be expected across St.Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) tonight.

Unstable conditions could linger during Monday, ahead of another tropical wave expected Monday night into Tuesday morning, bringing moderate/heavy showers with thunderstorm activity across SVG. Unstable conditions could decrease by Tuesday night, as patches of moderate-thick Saharan dust haze return across our islands.

Moderate to fresh (~20 – 40 km/h) north-easterly trades are across our islands. Directions are expected to vary with occasional gusts (between 40 – 55km/h) during Tuesday, followed by light and gentle breeze towards the evening. Wind speeds could increase again during the night, with moderate to fresh north-easterly trades again Wednesday afternoon.

Slight to moderate sea-conditions are across our islands with easterly sea-swells near 1.2 m on western coasts and near 1.8 m on eastern coasts. Swells heights could be increasing Monday afternoon…Small craft-operators and sea-bathers should be alert/exercise caution for above normal sea-swells…near 1.8 m on western coasts and near 2.5 m on eastern coasts by Tuesday, before returning becoming slight to moderate (1.2 – 2.0 m) again during Wednesday.

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