Weather Bulletin – September 10

Weather Bulletin

Issued at: 5pm

Present Weather: Fair skies

Winds: A light breeze of 6 mph from the NNE

Temperature: 29°C /84°F Max Temp: 30°C /86°F Humidity: 69% Sea Level Pressure: 1012.2mb or 29.89’’

24hr rainfall at the R.L. Bradshaw Intl. at 2 pm: Nil’’

Amount of rainfall for the month of September: 16.7mm / 0.66” Sunrise: Tom 5:58 am Sunset: Tom 6:18 pm

Weather Forecast Valid until 8 pm Tomorrow

Winds: Light and variable at 4 to 7mph becoming calm at times.

Seas: Moderate to rough, with significant wave heights of 1.5 to 2.1 metres or 5 to 7 feet. A small craft advisory is now in effect while sea bathers should exercise caution mainly on the eastern side of the island.

Weather Forecast for St. Kitts & Nevis: A slack pressure gradient along with a very dry and stable atmosphere will continue to encourage very light winds and also restrict shower activity across the area during the next 24 hours.

Weather tonight: Mostly fair and cool.

Weather tomorrow: Mostly sunny skies in general.

The St. Kitts Met Services is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Isaac which is nearing Hurricane force strength. It is expected to strengthen further before weakening as it continues to move towards the island chain. Residents are reminded that we are in the peak of the hurricane season and are encouraged to ensure that their disaster plan is ready. We will continue to provide daily updates on TS Isaac which should be in the vicinity of the island chain by mid-week.