PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN
DATE ISSUED: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 @ 06:00 LST (10:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Thursday morning (06:00 LST) October 13, 2016
Today: Partly cloudy, becoming cloudy at times with isolated showers.
Tonight through Thursday morning: Partly cloudy with a local shower possible.
Forecast High: 31°C / 88°F Forecast Low: 27°C / 81°F
Sunset Today: 5:52 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:06 A.M.
Today through Thursday morning: Southeast to east-southeast with a light to moderate breeze of 04 to 14 mph.
A relatively warm and moist southeasterly wind flow will continue to support instability across the region. As a result, occasionally cloudy skies and some showers are expected during this forecast period.
Seas will remain slight to moderate for the next few days. However, seas could reach up to 8 feet on the Northern side of the island due to northwesterly swells.
STATE OF THE SEA: Slight to moderate WAVES/SWELLS: 4 to 7 feet
At 5:00 am, Hurricane Nicole was located about 330 miles south-southwest of Bermuda. Hurricane Nicole is moving north-northwest at 7 mph with maximum sustained winds near 100 mph.
The Meteorological Department of St. Maarten will continue to monitor this system.
OUTLOOK through Friday morning: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.
The next weather forecast will be issued Today at 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC).