…A SMALL CRAFT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN THROUGH TODAY, JANUARY 15TH…
Today: Partly cloudy to cloudy and windy with scattered showers, some of which may be heavy and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Tonight through Thursday: Partly cloudy and breezy with isolated showers possible.
Forecast High: 29°C
Forecast Low: 23°C / 73°F
Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:47 A.M.
Today: East-northeast with a moderate to fresh breeze of 14 to 23 mph, and higher gusts.
Tonight through Thursday morning: East-northeast with a moderate breeze of 13 to 18 mph.
Instability due to a mid to upper level trough along with available moisture in the atmosphere will result in showers and possible thunderstorms across the region today. The strong Atlantic high pressure system will maintain vigorous winds and rough seas through the day. As a relatively drier and more stable atmosphere develops, improved weather conditions are expected towards the end of the forecast period.
Sea conditions will continue to be rough and peak at 13 feet through today. As a result, a small craft warning remains in effect. Sea bathers and small craft operators are advised to avoid open waters and persons while interests along the coast should exercise extreme caution.
OF THE SEA: Rough
WAVES/SWELLS: 8 to 13 feet
SPECIAL FEATURE: None.
OUTLOOK through Friday morning: Fair to partly cloudy and breezy with a brief shower possible.