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: 21-Sep-2017 5:24am

Scattered to broken clouds today and tonight. Moderate to fresh SE breeze at 13-19kn. High temperature 29-30C. Chance of a shower.
Storm Outlook: No storms approach Statia in the next seven days.

Automated Forecast Summary for Statia

Offshore winds on Thu,21-Sep-2017 is SE 13kt-19kt. Gusts to 21kt.

Average accumulation of rain on Thu,21-Sep-2017 is 0.4mm.

Wave height on Thu,21-Sep-2017 is 1.3m-1.9m. Wave direction SE-WSW. Swell direction WSW-W.

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 Thu,21-Sep-2017 is SE 13kt-19kt. Gusts to 21kt.

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Rain Model

Average accumulation of rain on Thu,21-Sep-2017 is 0.4mm.

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 Thu,21-Sep-2017 is 1.3m-1.9m. Wave direction SE-WSW. Swell direction WSW-W.

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: 21-Sep-2017 7:51am

DateTemp HighTemp LowRainSolar*Med UVI**AQ Avg***AQ HighAQ Low
Wed,20Sep 28.1C(82.6F)
1:23pm
25.1C(77.2F)
1:22am
14mm (0.5") 1.9 3.2 381(Very Poor) 620(Very Poor)
1:11am
246(Poor)
8:51pm
Sep2017 31.9C(89.4F)
1st,2:33pm
23.4C(74.1F)
9th,10:50am
233mm (9.2") 89 211(Poor) 1532(Very Poor)
6th,5:38am
40(Fair)
3rd,7:35pm
Aug2017 32.3C(90.1F)
24th,1:10pm
24.4C(75.9F)
16th,4:29pm
73mm (2.9") 149 186(Poor) 804(Very Poor)
3rd,9:50am
41(Fair)
28th,12:13am
2017 32.3C(90.1F)
Aug24,1:10pm
18.8C(65.8F)
Jan22,4:16am
805mm (31.7") 1,343 160(Poor) 1532(Very Poor)
Sep6,5:38am
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: 21-Sep-2017 7:51am

Temperature
Temperature 26.8C(80.2F)
Today's High 26.8C(80.2F)
Today's Low 25.9C(78.6F)
Heat Index 29.9C(85.8F)
Misc
Dew Point 24.5C(76.1F)
Humidity 88
Cloud Base 449m
Pressure
Barometer 1012.1hPa
Barometer Rate -0.1hPa/hr
Wind*
Speed 7kt
Force Gentle Breeze
Direction E (90°)
Gust 10kt
Rain
Today's Rain -
24-hr Rain 9.0mm
Last Hr Rain -
UV Index
Now1.4 (Low Risk)
Today High 1.4
Sep20 High 5.2 @ 13:12
Solar
Today 0.1kWh
Sep20 1.9kWh
Sep Daily Avg 4.4kWh

* Note: Wind instrument is at 10 meters AGL.

Valid: 21-Sep-2017 7:40am

AirQuality***
Small Particle Count252kPart/ft³ (Poor)
Trend Worsening
Today's High 263(Poor) @ 01:46
Today's Low 197(Poor) @ 03:44

Air Quality Chart

 

Almanac

moon day 2 Moon Phase
Day 1.2
Sunrise 6:00am Sunset 6:09pm
Daytime 12 hr 9 min
Moonrise 7:08am Moonset 7:23pm

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: 21-Sep-2017 7:51am

Statia is at the blue marker in the map.

#local timelatitudelongitudemagnitudedepthplace
016-Sep-2017 3:50am18°27′11″N64°3′9″W3.634km29km SSW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
116-Sep-2017 1:43am17°29′33″N60°51′14″W4.433km103km E of Codrington, Barbuda
215-Sep-2017 3:58pm19°11′29″N64°37′46″W3.440km80km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Earthquakes Map

Airport Observations

Valid: 21-Sep-2017 7:51am

LocationLast UpdateTempDewHtIxRh%PressureWindDirVisibCloudsConditions
Anguilla>3 hrs------------------------------
St. Maarten>3 hrs------------------------------
St. Eustatius>3 hrs------------------------------
St. Kitts7:00am28C25C33C841012hPa5ktESE (120°)10kmFew-0.4kmVFR
Nevis7:00am28C25C33C841012hPa12ktSE (130°)10kmScattered-0.5kmVFR
Antigua7:00am27C24C30C841013hPa5ktSSE (150°)10kmFew-0.5kmVFR
Montserrat>3 hrs------------------------------
Curacao7:00am27C24C30C841009hPa3ktSSE (160°)10kmFew-0.5kmVFR
Bonaire6:55am28C26C34C891009hPa2ktE (90°)10kmClear--VFR

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