St. Eustatius Animal Welfare Foundation

Pleasures, St. Eustatius Weather Station (on the Quill)

Lat 17.48N Long 62.97W Elevation 575 ft (175m)

Forecast

Analysis

Valid: 23-Aug-2017 5:35am

Scattered clouds today and tonight. Gentle to moderate ENE-E breeze at 7-12kn. High temperature around 31. Chance of a shower tonight.
Storm Outlook: No storms approach Statia in the next seven days.

Automated Forecast Summary for Statia

Offshore winds on Wed,23-Aug-2017 is ENE-E 7kt-12kt. Gusts to 12kt.

Average accumulation of rain on Wed,23-Aug-2017 is 0.6mm.

Wave height on Wed,23-Aug-2017 is 0.8m-1.0m. Wave direction ENE. Swell direction NNE-E.

Wind Forecast Model

The following chart is the forecast of the wind speed and direction in knots. Statia is marked by a green asterisk. The data comes from the NOAA GFS model. Each sample is for an area of 15 nautical miles square.
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Rain Forecast Model

The following chart is the forecast of the rainfall in millimeters accumulated for the 6 hours prior to the valid time. Statia is marked by a green asterisk. The data comes from the NOAA GFS model. Each sample is for an area of 15 nautical miles square.
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Waves Forecast Model

The following chart is the forecast of the significant wave heights in meters. Statia is marked by a green asterisk. The data comes from the NOAA WAVEWATCH-III model. Each sample is for an area of 10 nautical miles square.
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Outlook

The following charts show the outlook for Statia and vicinity weather in the next week. The data comes from the US NOAA models (GFS and WAVEWATCH-III).

Wind Model

Offshore winds on Wed,23-Aug-2017 is ENE-E 7kt-12kt. Gusts to 12kt.

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Rain Model

Average accumulation of rain on Wed,23-Aug-2017 is 0.6mm.

Each bar represents the 6-hour forecast for the average rain accumulation in a 15 nautical mile square area around Statia.

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Waves Model

Wave height on Wed,23-Aug-2017 is 0.8m-1.0m. Wave direction ENE. Swell direction NNE-E.

This chart forecasts the wave heights and direction for Statia and vicinity. The red series shows significant height of combined wind waves and swell waves in meters. The blue series shows forecast swell heights in meters. Direction arrows show wave direction of primary waves and swell. Data source: NOAA WAVEWATCH-III multi-grid model.

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Recent History

Valid: 23-Aug-2017 7:31am

DateTemp HighTemp LowRainSolar*Med UVI**AQ Avg***AQ HighAQ Low
Tue,22Aug 30.7C(87.3F)
1:51pm
25.9C(78.6F)
11:03pm
- 6.2 8.8 225(Poor) 278(Poor)
1:31am
184(Poor)
3:18pm
Aug2017 31.1C(88.0F)
10th,12:05pm
24.4C(75.9F)
16th,4:29pm
69mm (2.7") 99 199(Poor) 804(Very Poor)
3rd,9:50am
41(Fair)
13th,3:50pm
Jul2017 31.2C(88.2F)
28th,3:11pm
23.6C(74.5F)
13th,3:53am
55mm (2.2") 165 181(Poor) 518(Very Poor)
18th,8:55pm
27(Good)
30th,1:20pm
2017 31.6C(88.9F)
Apr1,2:25pm
18.8C(65.8F)
Jan22,4:16am
569mm (22.4") 1,204 156(Poor) 804(Very Poor)
Aug3,9:50am
11(Very Good)
Jan21,3:06pm
2016 32.4C(90.3F)
Aug22,1:09pm
20.0C(68.0F)
Feb4,11:33pm
830mm (32.7") 1,806 157(Poor) 1056(Very Poor)
Sep28,10:16am
1(Excellent)
Nov29,2:42pm

* - Solar kiloWatt hours / square meter
** Median UV Index measured between 10am and 2pm
*** Air Quality measured in thousands of particles per cubic foot. Measures small particles (.5-2.5 microns). Measurements began on Aug 14, 2013. Poor air quality in this area is typically due to Sahara dust in the Saharan Air Layer. (See lastest SAL image.)

Current Observations

Valid: 23-Aug-2017 7:31am

Temperature
Temperature 26.2C(79.2F)
Today's High 26.2C(79.2F)
Today's Low 25.4C(77.7F)
Heat Index -
Misc
Dew Point 23.3C(73.9F)
Humidity 85
Cloud Base 523m
Pressure
Barometer 1013.7hPa
Barometer Rate 0.9hPa/hr
Wind*
Speed 5kt
Force Light Breeze
Direction NE (45°)
Gust 9kt
Rain
Today's Rain -
24-hr Rain -
Last Hr Rain -
UV Index
Now1.0 (Low Risk)
Today High 1.0
Aug22 High 9.9 @ 12:34
Solar
Today 0.1kWh
Aug22 6.2kWh
Aug Daily Avg 4.5kWh

* Note: Wind instrument is at 10 meters AGL.

Valid: 23-Aug-2017 7:02am

AirQuality***
Small Particle Count161kPart/ft³ (Poor)
Trend Improving
Today's High 213(Poor) @ 04:05
Today's Low 161(Poor) @ 07:02

Air Quality Chart

 

Almanac

moon day 2 Moon Phase
Day 1.8
Sunrise 5:56am Sunset 6:33pm
Daytime 12 hr 37 min
Moonrise 7:33am Moonset 8:08pm

Weather Station Charts

Last 24 Hours

Temp C, Dew point C Wind Speed Knots Cloud Base m msl 24 Hour Rain mm, Rainfall Rate UV Index Chart Solar W/sq m Chart

Last 48 Hours

SL Barometer Relative Humidity

Last 30 Days

SL Barometer Monthly Rain High/Low Temp, Solar High Low Air Quality

Earthquakes

Valid: 23-Aug-2017 7:31am

Statia is at the blue marker in the map.

#local timelatitudelongitudemagnitudedepthplace
022-Aug-2017 3:12am19°10′19″N64°35′39″W3.524km83km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
119-Aug-2017 5:49pm18°50′49″N64°26′28″W3.124km51km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
219-Aug-2017 4:51pm19°39′12″N64°6′38″W3.524km146km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
318-Aug-2017 12:22am18°36′1″N64°39′29″W3.221km20km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
416-Aug-2017 11:47pm18°7′39″N63°59′9″W3.471km73km ESE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
514-Aug-2017 6:11pm19°21′23″N64°58′53″W4.4108km130km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
613-Aug-2017 2:03am19°2′8″N64°57′60″W3.426km76km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
711-Aug-2017 11:31pm19°18′43″N64°46′34″W3.513km100km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
809-Aug-2017 5:05pm19°29′52″N64°55′28″W3.456km127km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Earthquakes Map

Airport Observations

Valid: 23-Aug-2017 7:31am

LocationLast UpdateTempDewHtIxRh%PressureWindDirVisibCloudsConditions
Anguilla7:00am28C23C31C741014hPa8ktE (80°)10kmScattered-0.6kmVFR
St. Maarten7:00am28C25C33C841013hPa6ktE (80°)10kmFew-0.6kmVFR
St. Eustatius6:55am28C24C32C791013hPa11ktENE (60°)-
St. Kitts7:00am28C23C31C741013hPa9ktNNE (30°)10kmFew-0.6kmVFR
Nevis7:00am29C23C33C701013hPa10ktE (90°)10kmScattered-0.7kmVFR
Antigua7:00am28C24C32C791013hPa7ktENE (70°)10kmFew-0.5kmVFR
Montserrat7:00am27C25C31C891013hPa11ktESE (120°)10kmFew-0.5kmVFR
Curacao7:00am28C24C32C791012hPa10ktESE (120°)10kmFew-0.5kmVFR
Bonaire6:55am28C25C33C841011hPa11ktESE (110°)10kmClear--VFR

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