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

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

Station Notice

On Saturday 8 Sep. the Pleasures weather station was replaced with a new station, and the website software was updated and enhanced.

Weather Hazards

There are no weather hazards identified.

Forecast

Analysis

Valid: 23-Sep-2018 7:19am

Scattered clouds today and tonight. Moderate E breeze at 12-14kn. High temperature around 30C. Slight chance of a shower.

Tropical Depression Eleven will likely dissipate this afternoon or tonight, but its remains will bring moderate to heavy rain to Statia Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tropical Storm Kirk will likely weaken and cross into the Caribbean Friday morning near St. Lucia. It will bring rain to Statia on Saturday.

Automated Forecast Summary for Statia

Offshore winds on Mon,24-Sep-2018 is ENE-E 13kt-18kt. Gusts to 20kt.

Average accumulation of rain on Mon,24-Sep-2018 is 1.4mm.

Wave height on Mon,24-Sep-2018 is 1.0m-1.3m. Wave direction NE-E. Swell direction NNE-NE.

Wind Forecast Model

The following charts show the forecast wind speed and direction in knots over the next 24 hours. 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 charts forecast the rainfall in millimeters accumulated during 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,24-Sep-2018 is ENE-E 13kt-18kt. Gusts to 20kt.

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Rain Model

Average accumulation of rain on Mon,24-Sep-2018 is 1.4mm.

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 Mon,24-Sep-2018 is 1.0m-1.3m. Wave direction NE-E. Swell direction NNE-NE.

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-Sep-2018 3:40pm

DateTemp HighTemp LowRainSolar*Med UVI**AQ Avg***AQ HighAQ Low
Sat,22Sep 29.5C(85.1F)
1:39pm
23.9C(75.0F)
5:18am
1.2mm (0.1") 5.8 7.7 89(Fair) 116(Poor)
2:40am
72(Fair)
3:27pm
Sep2018 31.3C(88.3F)
4th,12:03pm
22.4C(72.3F)
14th,7:10pm
131mm (5.2") 123 0.0 278(Poor) 1125(Very Poor)
20th,6:24am
38(Fair)
11th,1:59pm
Aug2018 32.1C(89.8F)
20th,2:28pm
23.1C(73.6F)
30th,2:06pm
60mm (2.4") 156 0.0 261(Poor) 672(Very Poor)
6th,11:30pm
70(Fair)
14th,4:22pm
2018 32.1C(89.8F)
Aug20,2:28pm
19.4C(66.9F)
Mar3,5:44am
517mm (20.4") 1,408 0.0 210(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: 23-Sep-2018 3:40pm

Temperature
Temperature 28.8C(83.8F)
Today's High 29.6C(85.3F)
Today's Low 25.1C(77.2F)
Heat Index 34.1C(93.4F)
Misc
Dew Point 24.6C(76.3F)
Humidity 79
Cloud Base 681m
Pressure
Barometer 1012.4hPa
Barometer Rate -0.3hPa/hr
Wind
Speed 1kt
Force Light Air
Direction NW (315°)
Gust 3kt
Rain
Today's Rain -
24-hr Rain -
Last Hr Rain -
UV Index
Now2.0 (Low Risk)
Today High 9.7
Sep22 High 10.1 @ 11:57
Solar
Today 5.9kWh
Sep22 5.8kWh
Sep Daily Avg 5.3kWh

Valid: 23-Sep-2018 3:03pm

AirQuality***
Small Particle Count54kPart/ft³ (Fair)
Trend Improving
Today's High 93(Fair) @ 01:17
Today's Low 52(Fair) @ 12:05

Air Quality Chart

 

Almanac

moon day 14 Moon Phase
Day 13.5
Sunrise 6:00am Sunset 6:08pm
Daytime 12 hr 8 min
Moonrise 5:29pm Moonset 4:41am

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

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Last 30 Days

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

Earthquakes

Valid: 23-Sep-2018 3:41pm

Statia is at the green asterisk in the map.

#local timelatitudelongitudemagnitudedepthplace
122-Sep 11:14pm18°39′10″N64°23′9″W3.347km35km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
222-Sep 11:06pm18°47′7″N64°29′58″W3.258km42km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
322-Sep 10:48pm18°54′21″N64°32′35″W3.130km54km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
422-Sep 7:25pm19°4′14″N64°33′39″W3.259km72km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
520-Sep 10:57am18°47′33″N64°49′38″W3.4132km47km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
618-Sep 12:18pm19°2′51″N64°49′29″W3.467km73km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
718-Sep 12:12am18°51′1″N64°29′51″W3.459km49km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
813-Sep 5:54am18°19′12″N64°23′2″W3.129km26km ESE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
912-Sep 8:29pm18°56′50″N64°55′29″W3.249km66km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
1012-Sep 12:18am18°50′15″N64°50′58″W3.819km48km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Earthquakes Map

Airport Observations

Valid: 23-Sep-2018 3:41pm

LocationLast UpdateTempDewHtIxRh%PressureWindDirVisibCloudsConditions
Anguilla3:00pm30C22C33C621013hPa11ktESE (110°)10kmScattered-0.6kmVFR
St. Maarten3:00pm31C21C34C551012hPa7ktE (90°)10kmScattered-0.6kmVFR
St. Eustatius2:55pm30C24C35C701012hPa10ktE (80°)-
St. Kitts3:00pm30C24C35C701012hPa5ktENE (60°)10kmFew-0.6kmVFR
Nevis3:00pm29C23C33C701012hPa8ktESE (110°)10kmFew-0.5kmVFR Showers in the vicinity
Antigua3:00pm29C23C33C701012hPa9ktESE (110°)10kmFew-0.5km
Scattered-0.6km
VFR
Montserrat3:00pm29C24C34C741013hPa11ktESE (110°)10kmFew-0.7kmVFR
Curacao3:00pm32C23C37C591008hPa15ktE (100°)10kmClear--VFR
Bonaire2:55pm31C23C35C621008hPa17ktE (100°)10kmFew-0.7kmVFR

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