PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL: Wednesday midday (12:00 LST) February 10, 2016 

WEATHER: This Afternoon through Tonight: Partly cloudy with a passing shower possible.
Wednesday: Mainly Fair
Forecast High:   29°C / 84°F               Forecast Low:   24°C / 75°F

Sunset Today:  6:11 P.M.                   Sunrise Tomorrow:  6:42 A.M.

SURFACE WINDS: This Afternoon through Wednesday midday: Southeasterly with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 16 miles per hour.

SYNOPSIS: The Atlantic high pressure system will continue to maintain a moderate southeasterly wind flow across the region. Rainfall activity is expected to be minimal as mainly dry and stable conditions prevail over the local area during this forecast period.

Moderate seas are forecast to persist through the next few days. Small craft operators and sea-bathers should exercise caution.

STATE OF THE SEA:  Moderate       WAVES/SWELLS:  up to 6 feet

SPECIAL FEATURE: None.

OUTLOOK through Thursday midday: Fair to partly cloudy

FORECASTER: LeBlanc

The next weather forecast will be issued today at 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC).