St. Eustatius Animal Welfare Foundation

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

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

Weather Hazards

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

Forecast

Analysis

Valid: 17-Oct-2017 5:38am

Broken clouds today and tonight. Fresh E to ESE breeze at 18-20kn. High temperature 27-29C. Chance of showers.
Storm Outlook: No storms approach Statia in the next seven days. Disturbances are possible in the western Caribbean and near Florida toward the end of October but will not affect Statia.

Automated Forecast Summary for Statia

Offshore winds on Wed,18-Oct-2017 is E-ESE 19kt-22kt. Gusts to 25kt.

Average accumulation of rain on Wed,18-Oct-2017 is 1.1mm.

Wave height on Wed,18-Oct-2017 is 1.8m-1.9m. Wave direction E. Swell direction NE.

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 Wed,18-Oct-2017 is E-ESE 19kt-22kt. Gusts to 25kt.

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Rain Model

Average accumulation of rain on Wed,18-Oct-2017 is 1.1mm.

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 Wed,18-Oct-2017 is 1.8m-1.9m. Wave direction E. Swell direction 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: 17-Oct-2017 9:31pm

DateTemp HighTemp LowRainSolar*Med UVI**AQ Avg***AQ HighAQ Low
Mon,16Oct 27.4C(81.3F)
10:34am
23.7C(74.7F)
12:20pm
18mm (0.7") 1.0 398(Very Poor) 586(Very Poor)
11:44am
271(Poor)
3:40pm
Oct2017 30.8C(87.4F)
5th,1:38pm
21.8C(71.2F)
10th,6:55pm
130mm (5.1") 77 185(Poor) 586(Very Poor)
16th,11:44am
22(Good)
10th,6:01pm
Sep2017 31.9C(89.4F)
1st,2:33pm
21.8C(71.2F)
30th,3:45am
252mm (9.9") 139 208(Poor) 1532(Very Poor)
6th,5:38am
16(Good)
25th,3:10am
2017 32.3C(90.1F)
Aug24,1:10pm
18.8C(65.8F)
Jan22,4:16am
955mm (37.6") 1,471 163(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: 17-Oct-2017 9:31pm

Temperature
Temperature 26.1C(79.0F)
Today's High 29.6C(85.3F)
Today's Low 25.9C(78.6F)
Heat Index -
Misc
Dew Point 23.6C(74.5F)
Humidity 87
Cloud Base 474m
Pressure
Barometer 1016.2hPa
Barometer Rate 0.2hPa/hr
Wind*
Speed 6kt
Force Light Breeze
Direction SE (135°)
Gust 12kt
Rain
Today's Rain 3.4mm
24-hr Rain 3.4mm
Last Hr Rain -
UV Index
Now0.0 (Low Risk)
Today High 9.4
Oct16 High 6.4 @ 10:27
Solar
Today 3.7kWh
Oct16 1.0kWh
Oct Daily Avg 4.6kWh

* Note: Wind instrument is at 10 meters AGL.

Valid: 17-Oct-2017 9:10pm

AirQuality***
Small Particle Count522kPart/ft³ (Very Poor)
Trend Worsening
Today's High 522(Very Poor) @ 21:10
Today's Low 113(Poor) @ 13:18

Air Quality Chart

 

Almanac

moon day 28 Moon Phase
Day 27.8
Sunrise 6:05am Sunset 5:49pm
Daytime 11 hr 44 min
Moonrise 4:07am Moonset 4:39pm

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-Oct-2017 9:31pm

Statia is at the blue marker in the map.

#local timelatitudelongitudemagnitudedepthplace
013-Oct-2017 8:17pm19°1′33″N64°22′34″W3.025km86km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
105-Oct-2017 5:56pm18°34′17″N64°22′8″W3.840km31km ENE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
205-Oct-2017 5:56pm19°33′32″N64°38′8″W3.419km126km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Earthquakes Map

Airport Observations

Valid: 17-Oct-2017 9:31pm

LocationLast UpdateTempDewHtIxRh%PressureWindDirVisibCloudsConditions
Anguilla>3 hrs------------------------------
St. Maarten>3 hrs------------------------------
St. Eustatius8:55pm27C24C30C841016hPa11ktE (100°)-
St. Kitts9:00pm27C24C30C841016hPa6ktE (80°)10kmScattered-0.5kmVFR
Nevis7:00pm28C22C31C701015hPa7ktESE (120°)10kmFew-0.5km
Scattered-1.5km
VFR
Antigua9:00pm27C25C31C891016hPa12ktE (100°)10kmScattered-0.5km
Scattered-1.1km
VFR
Montserrat>3 hrs------------------------------
Curacao9:00pm29C25C35C791011hPa13ktE (100°)10kmCeiling and Visibility Okay--VFR
Bonaire8:55pm29C25C35C791011hPa12ktE (90°)10kmClear--VFR

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