Summary & Outlook

Weather Summary

Period: 8:00 am (April 19th) until 8:00 am (April 20th)

The Subtropical High was the dominant weather feature affecting Grenada and the southern Eastern Caribbean islands for the past twenty-four hours. This allowed for some strong winds to impact the area, with winds generally E’ly – ESE’ly at 12 – 24 knots. A marine advisory was maintained due to moderate to rough sea conditions.

Maximum temperature of 30.2 °C and a minimum temperature of 25.4 °C were recorded at Point Salines, with a rainfallof 1.6 mm. 

Dust haze has improved, resulting in and increas in  horizontal visibility.

 

Weather Outlook

Valid: 8:00 am (April 20th) to 8:00 pm (April 21st)

Despite the continued dominance of the sub-tropical high, a weak low level trough moving towards the west would impact the State of Grenada.  This will result in partly cloudy conditions with possible isolated showers. However due to the  low level of moisture and weak upper level support, conditions are expected to improve during the day, while during the night an cloudiness are expected to increase with scattered showers.

A max temperature of 30.5 °C is expected, while the minimum overnight of 23 °C is forecasted. Sea surface conditions are expected to be moderate to rough with wave up to 8 ft on eastern side of the island and up to 6ft elsewhere. An ENE’ly-E’ly wind direction is expected at speed 12-22 mph.