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: 17-Dec-2017 7:20am

Scattered clouds today and tonight. Fresh NE to ENE breeze at 17-21kn. High temperature 27-28C. Chance of showers until sunset.

Storm Outlook: No storms approach Statia in the next seven days. Unstable air may bring thunderstorms around Christmas.

Climate: The NOAA Climate Prediction Center predicts about normal rainfall for the coming January to March period.

Automated Forecast Summary for Statia

Offshore winds on Mon,18-Dec-2017 is ENE 15kt-18kt. Gusts to 20kt.

Average accumulation of rain on Mon,18-Dec-2017 is 0.2mm.

Wave height on Mon,18-Dec-2017 is 1.3m-1.4m. Wave direction ENE. 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 Mon,18-Dec-2017 is ENE 15kt-18kt. Gusts to 20kt.

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Rain Model

Average accumulation of rain on Mon,18-Dec-2017 is 0.2mm.

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 Mon,18-Dec-2017 is 1.3m-1.4m. Wave direction ENE. 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: 17-Dec-2017 11:20pm

DateTemp HighTemp LowRainSolar*Med UVI**AQ Avg***AQ HighAQ Low
Sat,16Dec 27.3C(81.1F)
2:26pm
23.7C(74.7F)
11:51pm
0.4mm (0.0") 4.1 4.7 115(Poor) 170(Poor)
9:03am
61(Fair)
2:58pm
Dec2017 30.3C(86.5F)
1st,2:03pm
21.7C(71.1F)
11th,2:14am
55mm (2.2") 73 0.0 105(Fair) 326(Very Poor)
4th,2:52am
7(Excellent)
14th,1:46pm
Nov2017 30.6C(87.1F)
7th,11:32am
23.1C(73.6F)
27th,6:05am
37mm (1.5") 147 0.0 78(Fair) 527(Very Poor)
21st,11:44am
12(Very Good)
27th,2:23pm
2017 32.3C(90.1F)
Aug24,1:10pm
18.8C(65.8F)
Jan22,4:16am
1,079mm (42.5") 1,760 0.0 161(Poor) 1532(Very Poor)
Sep6,5:38am
7(Excellent)
Dec14,1:46pm
2016 32.4C(90.3F)
Aug22,1:09pm
20.0C(68.0F)
Feb4,11:33pm
830mm (32.7") 1,806 0.0 157(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: 17-Dec-2017 11:20pm

Temperature
Temperature 24.6C(76.3F)
Today's High 27.3C(81.1F)
Today's Low 23.6C(74.5F)
Heat Index -
Misc
Dew Point 21.6C(70.9F)
Humidity 84
Cloud Base 535m
Pressure
Barometer 1017.1hPa
Barometer Rate -0.3hPa/hr
Wind*
Speed Calm
Force Calm
Direction -
Gust 0kt
Rain
Today's Rain 6.4mm
24-hr Rain 6.4mm
Last Hr Rain -
UV Index
Now0.0 (Low Risk)
Today High 7.4
Dec16 High 7.3 @ 12:17
Solar
Today 2.9kWh
Dec16 4.1kWh
Dec Daily Avg 4.4kWh

* Note: Wind instrument is at 10 meters AGL.

Valid: 17-Dec-2017 10:27pm

AirQuality***
Small Particle Count73kPart/ft³ (Fair)
Trend Steady
Today's High 130(Poor) @ 01:47
Today's Low 49(Fair) @ 14:34

Air Quality Chart

 

Almanac

moon day 30 Moon Phase
Day 29.4
Sunrise 6:34am Sunset 5:40pm
Daytime 11 hr 6 min
Moonrise 5:54am Moonset 5:26pm

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: 17-Dec-2017 11:21pm

Statia is at the blue marker in the map.

#local timelatitudelongitudemagnitudedepthplace
015-Dec-2017 5:41pm19°11′46″N64°36′34″W3.731km101km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
109-Dec-2017 4:47am19°0′20″N64°28′26″W3.697km66km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
209-Dec-2017 3:33am17°21′30″N62°47′5″W4.0165km5km W of Cayon, Saint Kitts and Nevis
306-Dec-2017 10:17pm19°21′39″N64°56′4″W3.371km109km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
406-Dec-2017 12:57pm16°26′37″N62°25′43″W4.1168km37km SW of Plymouth, Montserrat

Earthquakes Map

Airport Observations

Valid: 17-Dec-2017 11:21pm

LocationLast UpdateTempDewHtIxRh%PressureWindDirVisibCloudsConditions
Anguilla>3 hrs------------------------------
St. Maarten9:00pm26C22C-791017hPa12ktENE (70°)10kmScattered-0.6kmVFR Light Rain Showers
St. Eustatius10:55pm26C22C-791017hPa13ktENE (60°)-
St. Kitts11:00pm26C21C-741017hPa11ktNE (50°)10kmFew-0.6kmVFR
Nevis>3 hrs------------------------------
Antigua11:00pm26C22C-791017hPa10ktE (80°)10kmFew-0.5kmVFR
Montserrat>3 hrs------------------------------
Curacao11:00pm25C23C-891015hPa11ktE (80°)10kmBroken-0.5kmMVFR Light Rain Showers
Bonaire10:55pm25C24C-941014hPa12ktESE (110°)8kmFew-0.1km
Scattered-0.6km
Broken-0.9km
MVFR Light Rain

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