…A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN UNTIL 12:00 PM WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 08TH……
Today through Wednesday morning: Generally fair.
Forecast High: 34°C / 93°F Forecast Low: 28°C / 82°F
Sunset Today: 6:21 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 5:59 A.M.
Today through Wednesday morning: Northeasterly to east northeasterly with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 09 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times.
A dry and stable atmosphere will influence fair conditions. Meanwhile, a slack pressure gradient will account for lighter winds.
Long period swells generated by major hurricane Larry is generating hazardous sea conditions. High surf and small craft advisories will remain in effect for St. Maarten until mid-week. Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise extreme caution.
STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate to Rough WAVES/SWELLS: 6 to 9 feet
At 5:00 am, major hurricane Larry was moving along a northwest path, further away from St. Maarten.
Hurricane Larry does not pose a direct threat to St. Maarten.
The Meteorological Department of St. Maarten will continue to monitor this system and update the public accordingly.
OUTLOOK through Thursday morning: Fair to partly cloudy with a brief local shower possible.