Tonight through Saturday evening: Partly cloudy and hazy with isolated showers possible.
Forecast High: 31°C / 88°F Forecast Low: 27°C / 81°F
Sunset Today: 6:01 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:03 A.M.
Tonight through Saturday evening: Easterly with gentle to moderate breeze of 10 to 17 miles per hour and possible higher gusts.
Patches of low-level clouds moving with the wind flow, coupled with lingering moisture from the tropical cyclone in the vicinity may produce isolated showers during this forecast period.
Furthermore, seas are expected to continue improving gradually during the next couple of days. Small craft operators and beach goers are advised to maintain caution.
STATE OF THE SEA: Slight to Moderate WAVES/SWELLS: 5 to 7 feet
As of 5pm, Major Hurricane Matthew increased to a Category-4 on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale. Matthew is located about 645 miles southwest of St. Maarten and is moving west-southwest at 9 mph, with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph. Some additional strengthening is possible tonight, as it continues to move further away from the local region.
OUTLOOK through Sunday evening: Partly cloudy with isolated showers possible.
Source: St. Martin News Network
The Small Craft Advisory for St. Maarten has been cancelled.