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: 27-Jul-2017 5:46am

Scattered clouds today becoming broken to overcast tonight. Gentle to moderate E-ESE breeze at 9-12kn. High temperature 30-31C. Chance of showers with showers becoming more likely tonight and tomorrow.
Storm Outlook: No storms approach Statia in the next seven days. A tropical wave SW of Cape Verde may develop slightly and bring increased wind and rain late next week.

Automated Forecast Summary for Statia

Offshore winds on Fri,28-Jul-2017 is E-SE 11kt-15kt. Gusts to 17kt.

Average accumulation of rain on Fri,28-Jul-2017 is 3.3mm.

Wave height on Fri,28-Jul-2017 is 0.9m-1.1m. Wave direction ENE-E. Swell direction ENE-SSE.

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 Fri,28-Jul-2017 is E-SE 11kt-15kt. Gusts to 17kt.

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Rain Model

Average accumulation of rain on Fri,28-Jul-2017 is 3.3mm.

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 Fri,28-Jul-2017 is 0.9m-1.1m. Wave direction ENE-E. Swell direction ENE-SSE.

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: 27-Jul-2017 10:31pm

DateTemp HighTemp LowRainSolar*Med UVI**AQ Avg***AQ HighAQ Low
Wed,26Jul 30.3C(86.5F)
2:16pm
25.7C(78.3F)
1:19am
- 6.4 8.8 108(Poor) 175(Poor)
11:44pm
75(Fair)
8:58am
Jul2017 30.7C(87.3F)
9th,12:59pm
23.6C(74.5F)
13th,3:53am
49mm (1.9") 143 183(Poor) 518(Very Poor)
18th,8:55pm
41(Fair)
22nd,3:26pm
Jun2017 30.2C(86.4F)
14th,12:53pm
21.8C(71.2F)
19th,3:17am
120mm (4.7") 150 168(Poor) 425(Very Poor)
26th,9:49am
27(Good)
29th,8:39am
2017 31.6C(88.9F)
Apr1,2:25pm
18.8C(65.8F)
Jan22,4:16am
493mm (19.4") 1,083 151(Poor) 605(Very Poor)
Mar16,4:39am
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: 27-Jul-2017 10:31pm

Temperature
Temperature 26.8C(80.2F)
Today's High 30.6C(87.1F)
Today's Low 25.4C(77.7F)
Heat Index 29.8C(85.6F)
Misc
Dew Point 24.1C(75.4F)
Humidity 86
Cloud Base 498m
Pressure
Barometer 1015.5hPa
Barometer Rate 0.2hPa/hr
Wind*
Speed 4kt
Force Light Breeze
Direction ENE (67°)
Gust 5kt
Rain
Today's Rain -
24-hr Rain -
Last Hr Rain -
UV Index
Now0.0 (Low Risk)
Today High 10.9
Jul26 High 10.8 @ 11:39
Solar
Today 6.3kWh
Jul26 6.4kWh
Jul Daily Avg 5.3kWh

* Note: Wind instrument is at 10 meters AGL.

Valid: 27-Jul-2017 10:22pm

AirQuality***
Small Particle Count134kPart/ft³ (Poor)
Trend Improving
Today's High 174(Poor) @ 04:39
Today's Low 134(Poor) @ 22:22

Air Quality Chart

 

Almanac

moon day 5 Moon Phase
Day 5.0
Sunrise 5:49am Sunset 6:47pm
Daytime 12 hr 58 min
Moonrise 9:47am Moonset 10:15pm

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: 27-Jul-2017 10:31pm

Statia is at the blue marker in the map.

#local timelatitudelongitudemagnitudedepthplace
026-Jul-2017 11:40pm19°13′38″N64°42′14″W3.150km90km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
126-Jul-2017 2:34am18°50′41″N64°25′55″W3.243km51km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
222-Jul-2017 8:18pm19°16′14″N64°43′28″W4.264km79km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
322-Jul-2017 12:18pm19°43′6″N64°31′9″W3.249km144km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
415-Jul-2017 6:48pm18°30′8″N64°5′47″W3.432km55km E of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
513-Jul-2017 7:23pm18°16′26″N64°39′56″W3.521km28km SSW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Earthquakes Map

Airport Observations

Valid: 27-Jul-2017 10:31pm

LocationLast UpdateTempDewHtIxRh%PressureWindDirVisibCloudsConditions
Anguilla>3 hrs------------------------------
St. Maarten10:00pm29C25C35C791015hPa8ktE (80°)10kmFew-0.7kmVFR
St. Eustatius9:55pm28C25C33C841015hPa8ktENE (70°)-
St. Kitts>3 hrs------------------------------
Nevis>3 hrs------------------------------
Antigua10:00pm27C24C30C841015hPa6ktESE (120°)10kmBroken-0.5km
Scattered-1.1km
MVFR Light Rain Showers
Montserrat>3 hrs------------------------------
Curacao10:00pm28C25C33C841012hPa11ktE (100°)10kmFew-0.5kmVFR
Bonaire9:55pm28C25C33C841012hPa10ktE (90°)10kmScattered-0.6kmVFR

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