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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: 20-Feb-2018 5:09am

Scattered clouds today and tonight. Fresh to strong ENE breeze at 20-23kn. High temperature 26-27C. Slight chance of a morning shower and chance of a shower tonight.

Storm Outlook: No storms approach Statia during the next seven days. The far north Atlantic is quite stormy,

Climate: the 10 Feb NOAA climate forecast predicts normal to above average rainfall through April in our area.

Automated Forecast Summary for Statia

Offshore winds on Wed,21-Feb-2018 is ENE 22kt-24kt. Gusts to 28kt.

Average accumulation of rain on Wed,21-Feb-2018 is 2.2mm.

Wave height on Wed,21-Feb-2018 is 2.1m-2.6m. Wave direction ENE. Swell direction NNE-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 Wed,21-Feb-2018 is ENE 22kt-24kt. Gusts to 28kt.

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Rain Model

Average accumulation of rain on Wed,21-Feb-2018 is 2.2mm.

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 Wed,21-Feb-2018 is 2.1m-2.6m. Wave direction ENE. Swell direction NNE-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: 20-Feb-2018 12:51pm

DateTemp HighTemp LowRainSolar*Med UVI**AQ Avg***AQ HighAQ Low
Mon,19Feb 26.5C(79.7F)
12:32pm
22.7C(72.9F)
8:13pm
0.2mm (0.0") 5.0 7.2 184(Poor) 248(Poor)
11:28pm
137(Poor)
2:50am
Feb2018 27.4C(81.3F)
1st,1:16pm
20.9C(69.6F)
16th,2:46am
30mm (1.2") 91 0.0 169(Poor) 405(Very Poor)
13th,5:18am
23(Good)
1st,6:17am
Jan2018 28.9C(84.0F)
3rd,12:39pm
20.9C(69.6F)
31st,8:02am
60mm (2.4") 137 0.0 151(Poor) 525(Very Poor)
6th,8:33pm
35(Fair)
31st,2:34pm
2018 28.9C(84.0F)
Jan3,12:39pm
20.9C(69.6F)
Jan31,8:02am
90mm (3.6") 228 0.0 158(Poor) 525(Very Poor)
Jan6,8:33pm
23(Good)
Feb1,6:17am
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: 20-Feb-2018 12:51pm

Temperature
Temperature 26.6C(79.9F)
Today's High 26.6C(79.9F)
Today's Low 21.6C(70.9F)
Heat Index -
Misc
Dew Point 19.1C(66.4F)
Humidity 64
Cloud Base 1,084m
Pressure
Barometer 1020.1hPa
Barometer Rate -0.5hPa/hr
Wind*
Speed 5kt
Force Light Breeze
Direction N (360°)
Gust 16kt
Rain
Today's Rain 0.8mm
24-hr Rain 1.0mm
Last Hr Rain -
UV Index
Now8.3 (Very High Risk)
Today High 8.6
Feb19 High 10.0 @ 12:38
Solar
Today 3.2kWh
Feb19 5.0kWh
Feb Daily Avg 4.6kWh

* Note: Wind instrument is at 10 meters AGL.

Valid: 20-Feb-2018 12:15pm

AirQuality***
Small Particle Count145kPart/ft³ (Poor)
Trend Improving
Today's High 259(Poor) @ 08:19
Today's Low 145(Poor) @ 12:15

Air Quality Chart

 

Almanac

moon day 5 Moon Phase
Day 4.6
Sunrise 6:36am Sunset 6:15pm
Daytime 11 hr 39 min
Moonrise 9:50am Moonset 10:31pm

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: 20-Feb-2018 12:51pm

Statia is at the blue marker in the map.

#local timelatitudelongitudemagnitudedepthplace
018-Feb-2018 5:39pm18°46′3″N64°40′55″W3.598km39km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
118-Feb-2018 9:09am19°13′27″N64°59′13″W3.24km112km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
217-Feb-2018 10:20pm19°2′40″N64°48′40″W3.161km72km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
311-Feb-2018 10:07am18°49′35″N64°38′59″W3.6112km73km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
410-Feb-2018 9:53am19°16′39″N64°56′47″W3.447km101km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
509-Feb-2018 4:50pm19°14′25″N64°52′48″W3.263km102km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
609-Feb-2018 3:42pm19°5′19″N64°55′46″W3.459km83km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
709-Feb-2018 1:43pm18°37′55″N61°59′5″W5.244km111km N of Codrington, Barbuda
809-Feb-2018 1:16pm19°9′34″N64°47′15″W3.367km89km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
909-Feb-2018 1:06pm19°6′53″N64°44′38″W3.441km68km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Earthquakes Map

Airport Observations

Valid: 20-Feb-2018 12:51pm

LocationLast UpdateTempDewHtIxRh%PressureWindDirVisibCloudsConditions
Anguilla11:00am26C19C-651022hPa13ktE (80°)10kmScattered-0.5km
Scattered-1.1km
VFR
St. Maarten11:00am28C19C29C581021hPa15ktENE (70°)10kmFew-0.6kmVFR
St. Eustatius10:55am27C19C28C621021hPa20ktNE (50°)-
St. Kitts11:00am27C19C28C621021hPa18ktNE (50°)10kmFew-0.7kmVFR
Nevis11:00am28C19C29C581021hPa18ktE (90°)10kmFew-0.7kmVFR
Antigua11:00am27C20C29C661020hPa17ktENE (70°)10kmScattered-0.5kmVFR Showers in the vicinity
Montserrat11:00am23C21C-891021hPa17ktE (90°)10kmScattered-0.4km
Broken-1.2km
VFR Gust=28kt
Curacao10:00am28C22C31C701018hPa14ktE (80°)10kmScattered-0.6kmVFR
Bonaire10:55am27C22C29C741018hPa17ktE (80°)10kmCeiling and Visibility Okay--VFR

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