Published On: Tue, Aug 11th, 2020

St. Maarten Weather Updates & Forecasts

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DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) 
VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) August 12, 2020  
  
WEATHER:    
Tonight through Wednesday evening: Partly cloudy and breezy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Forecast High: 32°C / 90°F             Forecast Low: 26°C / 79°F 
  
Sunset Today: 6:41 P.M.                 Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:54 A.M.  
  
SURFACE WINDS:
Tonight through Wednesday: Northeast to east-southeast with a gentle to fresh breeze of 10 to 19 mph and higher possible gusts. 
  
SYNOPSIS:   
An approaching tropical wave will increase the probability of showers and isolated thunderstorms across the region, later tonight and early tomorrow. Meanwhile, the Atlantic high-pressure ridge will continue to produce gentle to fresh winds.
Seas will remain slight to moderate during the next few days.  
 
 STATE OF THE SEA: Slight to Moderate       WAVES/SWELLS: 3 to 6 feet 
  
SPECIAL FEATURE: 
At 5:00 pm, Tropical Depression Eleven formed in the tropical Atlantic about 1600 miles east-southeast of St Maarten. The depression is moving toward the west near 16 mph (26 km/h). This general motion is expected to continue through Wednesday. A west-northwestward motion at a similar forward speed is forecast to begin Wednesday night and continue through the rest of the week. This track is forecast to take this system north of St Maarten.
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 2 days and this depression is expected to become a tropical storm by Wednesday night.
 
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).
 
THE METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT OF ST. MAARTEN WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THIS SYSTEM AND UPDATE THE PUBLIC.
 
OUTLOOK through Thursday evening: Partly cloudy and breezy with isolated showers possible.

3-DAY FORECAST

St. Maarten Weather 3-Day Forecast per Aug 11 2020

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