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

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

Station Notice

The Pleasures wind instrument is out of service.

Forecast

Analysis

Valid: 22-Jan-2018 5:11am

Scattered to broken clouds today and tonight. Moderate to fresh ENE to E breeze at 15-19kn. High temperature around 27C. Slight chance of a shower through the day and tonight.

Storm Outlook: No storms approach Statia during the next seven days.

Climate: The NOAA Climate Prediction Center forecasts about average rainfall in January and February.

Automated Forecast Summary for Statia

Offshore winds on Tue,23-Jan-2018 is ENE-E 15kt-17kt. Gusts to 19kt.

Average accumulation of rain on Tue,23-Jan-2018 is 1.4mm.

Wave height on Tue,23-Jan-2018 is 1.4m-1.5m. Wave direction ENE. Swell direction SSE-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 Tue,23-Jan-2018 is ENE-E 15kt-17kt. Gusts to 19kt.

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Rain Model

Average accumulation of rain on Tue,23-Jan-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 Tue,23-Jan-2018 is 1.4m-1.5m. Wave direction ENE. Swell direction SSE-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: 22-Jan-2018 10:01am

DateTemp HighTemp LowRainSolar*Med UVI**AQ Avg***AQ HighAQ Low
Sun,21Jan 26.7C(80.1F)
1:52pm
23.4C(74.1F)
3:31am
0.4mm (0.0") 3.2 3.8 90(Fair) 116(Poor)
2:42pm
70(Fair)
3:41pm
Jan2018 28.9C(84.0F)
3rd,12:39pm
21.5C(70.7F)
8th,6:39am
42mm (1.6") 94 0.0 151(Poor) 525(Very Poor)
6th,8:33pm
39(Fair)
1st,2:38pm
Dec2017 30.3C(86.5F)
1st,2:03pm
21.3C(70.3F)
31st,6:43am
83mm (3.3") 129 0.0 103(Fair) 326(Very Poor)
4th,2:52am
7(Excellent)
14th,1:46pm
2018 28.9C(84.0F)
Jan3,12:39pm
21.5C(70.7F)
Jan8,6:39am
42mm (1.6") 94 0.0 151(Poor) 525(Very Poor)
Jan6,8:33pm
39(Fair)
Jan1,2:38pm
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: 22-Jan-2018 10:01am

Temperature
Temperature 25.8C(78.4F)
Today's High 25.8C(78.4F)
Today's Low 23.7C(74.7F)
Heat Index -
Misc
Dew Point 21.6C(70.9F)
Humidity 78
Cloud Base 681m
Pressure
Barometer 1018.0hPa
Barometer Rate 0.5hPa/hr
Wind*
Speed 2kt
Force Light Air
Direction ENE (67°)
Gust 9kt
Rain
Today's Rain 0.2mm
24-hr Rain 0.6mm
Last Hr Rain -
UV Index
Now4.2 (Moderate Risk)
Today High 4.3
Jan21 High 8.0 @ 12:54
Solar
Today 0.8kWh
Jan21 3.2kWh
Jan Daily Avg 4.4kWh

* Note: Wind instrument is at 10 meters AGL.

Valid: 22-Jan-2018 9:23am

AirQuality***
Small Particle Count143kPart/ft³ (Poor)
Trend Worsening
Today's High 143(Poor) @ 09:23
Today's Low 79(Fair) @ 01:31

Air Quality Chart

 

Almanac

moon day 6 Moon Phase
Day 5.1
Sunrise 6:45am Sunset 6:01pm
Daytime 11 hr 16 min
Moonrise 10:28am Moonset 10:48pm

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: 22-Jan-2018 10:01am

Statia is at the blue marker in the map.

#local timelatitudelongitudemagnitudedepthplace
019-Jan-2018 12:30pm18°26′31″N62°23′21″W4.331km72km ENE of Stoney Ground, Anguilla
116-Jan-2018 2:55pm18°27′13″N64°24′29″W3.491km28km ENE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
215-Jan-2018 4:43am18°21′58″N64°37′42″W3.195km29km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
313-Jan-2018 10:46am18°33′55″N64°53′32″W3.325km25km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
412-Jan-2018 6:13am18°47′53″N64°52′14″W3.7126km83km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
512-Jan-2018 4:21am18°49′54″N64°46′18″W3.480km48km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
611-Jan-2018 10:47pm19°13′55″N64°42′14″W3.455km90km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
711-Jan-2018 10:45pm19°4′47″N64°30′29″W3.146km74km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
811-Jan-2018 1:44pm19°11′2″N64°40′52″W3.654km85km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
910-Jan-2018 11:32pm19°35′29″N64°48′9″W3.430km131km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Earthquakes Map

Airport Observations

Valid: 22-Jan-2018 10:01am

LocationLast UpdateTempDewHtIxRh%PressureWindDirVisibCloudsConditions
Anguilla9:00am26C20C-701018hPa13ktE (80°)10kmScattered-0.6kmVFR
St. Maarten10:00am28C21C30C661018hPa12ktE (90°)10kmFew-0.7kmVFR
St. Eustatius8:55am27C21C29C701017hPa15ktE (80°)-
St. Kitts9:00am27C20C29C661017hPa16ktNE (50°)10kmFew-0.7kmVFR
Nevis9:00am27C19C28C621017hPa12ktE (90°)10kmScattered-0.7kmVFR
Antigua9:00am27C21C29C701017hPa10ktE (90°)10kmScattered-0.5kmVFR
Montserrat9:00am25C22C-831017hPa12ktE (100°)10kmScattered-0.6kmVFR
Curacao9:00am26C22C-791014hPa13ktSE (140°)10kmScattered-0.5kmVFR Light Rain Showers
Bonaire8:55am28C23C31C741013hPa17ktE (90°)-Few-0.6km

Notice

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