UPDATE: Tropical Wave Is Approaching The Islands

The approaching tropical wave presently located east of the island chain is in a region of unfavorable wind shear and dry air, therefore, development of this system is not expected.

An increase in shower and possible thunderstorm activity is still likely across SVG tonight into tomorrow during the passage of this wave.

The National Hurricane says the wave extends from 06N to 17N with axis near 58W, moving W at 20 kt over the past 24 hours.

Except for the region near the Windward Islands, the wave is in a region of unfavorable deep layer wind shear, and patches of dry air are in the wave environment according to CIRA LPW imagery from the surface to 850 MB.

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