Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles
Valid from: 6:00 AM on Thursday, October 26, 2017
An increase in moisture levels will be maintained across the area due to a lingering trough system. This is expected to result in generally cloudy skies, occasional showers and possible isolated thunderstorms during the next 48 hours. Light winds and daytime heating could trigger an increase in shower and thunderstorm activity by afternoon.
Persons in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are advised to be vigilant and to exercise caution.
Seas are expected to be moderate in open water with waves peaking near 7 feet. Small craft operators and all users of the sea, particularly on the eastern coast, are advised to exercise some caution.
Synopsis: A trough system is affecting the island.
Forecast for Today and Tonight: Mostly cloudy with some scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorms
Wind: Easterly to East south easterly @ 10 to 30 km/h with higher gusts near showers
Sea Conditions: Moderate in open water
Waves: 1.5 to 2.0 meters or 5.0 to 7.0 feet.
Warning/Advisory: Small craft operators and sea-bathers should exercise caution
Sunrise: 6:00 AM
Sunset: 5:39 PM
Low Tide: 3:08 AM and 2:13 PM
High Tide: 9:21 AM and 8:25 PM