A tropical wave is approaching the island

A tropical wave is approaching the islands and a few scattered showers are likely with a chance of isolated thunderstorms possible across the Grenadines (SVG) tonight.

Scattered showers can be expected across St. Vincent and the Grenadines Thursday, increasing across the Grenadines during the night.

Patches of Saharan dust could create slight hazy conditions Friday, but significant rainfall accumulations are likely across SVG by evening with upper-level features enhancing showers and thunderstorm activity associated with a trough…Take precautions especially in areas prone to flash-flooding and land-slides, or near rivers and streams. Unstable conditions could linger across our islands over the weekend.

Moderate to occasionally fresh (~25 – 40 km/h) east north-easterly trades are across our islands. Higher gusts are likely late Thursday, with a turn to easterly on Friday, decreasing to light and gentle and becoming south-easterly Saturday. Wind directions could turn north-easterly by night-fall.

Slight to moderate sea-conditions are across our islands, with easterly sea-swells ranging 1.0 – 1.5 m on western coasts and nearing 2.0 m on eastern coasts. Small-craft operators and sea-bathers should exercise caution; as increased wind speeds could agitate seas to moderate conditions Thursday night, with east north-easterly swells nearing 1.8 m on western coasts and 2.2 m on eastern coasts, becoming slight to moderate again by Friday night.  

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