PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – This morning: Partly cloudy to cloudy at times, hazy and breezy with a few showers.
This afternoon through Saturday morning: Fair to partly cloudy, hazy and breezy with a few brief passing showers possible.
Forecast High: 32°C / 90°F
Forecast Low: 26°C / 79°F
Sunset Today: 6:52 P.M.
Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:40 A.M.
Tonight through Saturday morning: Easterly with a moderate to fresh breeze of 13 to 20 mph, with possible gusts.
A recent weak tropical wave will cause cloudy periods and a few showers across the local area, particularly during the morning hours. Another surge of Saharan dust is expected to reach the Eastern Caribbean today through the next couple of days. Persons with allergies and/or respiratory illnesses should continue to take the necessary precautions.
A small craft advisory remains in effect for St. Maarten as seas are expected to peak near 9 feet. Small craft operators and sea bathers should exercise caution.
STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate to rough
WAVES/SWELLS: 6 to 9 feet
SPECIAL FEATURE: None.
OUTLOOK through Sunday morning: Partly cloudy, hazy and breezy with a passing shower possible.