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

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

Station Notice

The Pleasures wind instrument is out of service.

Weather Hazards

Fire Hazard High Surf High Winds Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Tropical Cyclone Very Poor Air

Forecast

Analysis

Valid: 22-Jun-2018 5:04am

Broken clouds today and tonight. Moderate to fresh E to ESE breeze at 16-18kn. High temperature 29-30C. Occasional showers likely from mid morning through sunset.

Storm Outlook: No storms approach Statia during the next seven days.
Chance of heavy rain and slight chance of lightning this afternoon.

Automated Forecast Summary for Statia

Offshore winds on Sat,23-Jun-2018 is E-ESE 15kt-20kt. Gusts to 24kt.

Average accumulation of rain on Sat,23-Jun-2018 is 7.5mm.

Wave height on Sat,23-Jun-2018 is 1.2m-1.7m. Wave direction E. Swell direction ENE-NNW.

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 Sat,23-Jun-2018 is E-ESE 15kt-20kt. Gusts to 24kt.

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Rain Model

Average accumulation of rain on Sat,23-Jun-2018 is 7.5mm.

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 Sat,23-Jun-2018 is 1.2m-1.7m. Wave direction E. Swell direction ENE-NNW.

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: 22-Jun-2018 3:01pm

DateTemp HighTemp LowRainSolar*Med UVI**AQ Avg***AQ HighAQ Low
Thu,21Jun 30.4C(86.7F)
11:33am
24.9C(76.8F)
2:52am
- 7.2 9.3 144(Poor) 191(Poor)
3:48am
93(Fair)
1:38pm
Jun2018 31.5C(88.7F)
18th,1:44pm
24.2C(75.6F)
4th,5:23am
7mm (0.3") 123 0.0 320(Very Poor) 905(Very Poor)
12th,9:23am
63(Fair)
22nd,2:12pm
May2018 29.9C(85.8F)
10th,1:46pm
21.3C(70.3F)
2nd,8:24pm
59mm (2.3") 169 0.0 149(Poor) 356(Very Poor)
4th,11:55pm
33(Fair)
27th,2:54am
2018 31.5C(88.7F)
Jun18,1:44pm
19.4C(66.9F)
Mar3,5:44am
228mm (9.0") 928 0.0 173(Poor) 1283(Very Poor)
Mar27,12:45pm
21(Good)
Mar2,3:00pm
2017 32.3C(90.1F)
Aug24,1:10pm
18.8C(65.8F)
Jan22,4:16am
1,107mm (43.6") 1,817 0.0 158(Poor) 1532(Very Poor)
Sep6,5:38am
7(Excellent)
Dec14,1:46pm

* - 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: 22-Jun-2018 3:01pm

Temperature
Temperature 24.7C(76.5F)
Today's High 28.3C(82.9F)
Today's Low 24.2C(75.6F)
Heat Index -
Misc
Dew Point 22.6C(72.7F)
Humidity 89
Cloud Base 425m
Pressure
Barometer 1017.8hPa
Barometer Rate -0.8hPa/hr
Wind*
Speed Calm
Force Calm
Direction -
Gust 0kt
Rain
Today's Rain 3.2mm
24-hr Rain 3.2mm
Last Hr Rain 1.0mm
UV Index
Now3.3 (Moderate Risk)
Today High 9.9
Jun21 High 10.2 @ 13:03
Solar
Today 2.4kWh
Jun21 7.2kWh
Jun Daily Avg 5.8kWh

* Note: Wind instrument has failed.

Valid: 22-Jun-2018 2:12pm

AirQuality***
Small Particle Count63kPart/ft³ (Fair)
Trend Improving
Today's High 173(Poor) @ 00:27
Today's Low 63(Fair) @ 14:12

Air Quality Chart

 

Almanac

moon day 10 Moon Phase
Day 9.7
Sunrise 5:38am Sunset 6:48pm
Daytime 13 hr 10 min
Moonrise 2:13pm Moonset 1:36am

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: 22-Jun-2018 3:01pm

Statia is at the green asterisk in the map.

#local timelatitudelongitudemagnitudedepthplace
120-Jun-2018 5:30am18°50′38″N64°18′23″W3.254km57km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
219-Jun-2018 10:04pm18°47′45″N64°26′17″W3.130km28km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
319-Jun-2018 2:37am18°54′39″N64°23′12″W3.124km59km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
417-Jun-2018 3:51am18°38′10″N64°57′59″W3.153km32km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
516-Jun-2018 9:30am18°50′23″N64°41′53″W3.134km47km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
615-Jun-2018 12:20pm19°23′28″N64°58′29″W3.440km114km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
713-Jun-2018 7:33pm19°6′43″N64°45′19″W3.335km78km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
811-Jun-2018 3:10am18°50′33″N64°21′35″W3.516km54km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
908-Jun-2018 10:43pm18°31′43″N64°52′32″W3.199km21km NNE of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquakes Map

Airport Observations

Valid: 22-Jun-2018 3:01pm

LocationLast UpdateTempDewHtIxRh%PressureWindDirVisibCloudsConditions
Anguilla3:00pm28C21C30C661018hPa15ktESE (110°)10kmScattered-0.5km
Broken-1.2km
VFR
St. Maarten2:00pm30C21C33C591018hPa7ktE (100°)10kmFew-0.5km
Broken-1.1km
VFR
St. Eustatius12:55pm---100-??-
St. Kitts3:00pm24C23C-941018hPa11ktENE (70°)2kmFew-0.2km
Scattered-0.4km
IFR Light Rain Showers
Nevis2:00pm26C23C-841018hPa7ktE (100°)10kmScattered-0.3kmVFR Showers in the vicinity
Antigua3:00pm28C23C31C741017hPa10ktSE (140°)10kmScattered-0.5kmVFR
Montserrat2:00pm25C24C-941018hPa10ktSE (130°)10kmScattered-0.3kmVFR
Curacao2:00pm31C23C35C621014hPa11ktE (90°)10kmClear--VFR
Bonaire1:55pm31C23C35C621013hPa14ktESE (110°)10kmClear--VFR

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