PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN
DATE ISSUED: Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ 06:00 LST (10:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Sunday morning (06:00 LST) September 22, 2019
…THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR ST. MAARTEN HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED…
…A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT
FOR ST. MAARTEN…
Today through Sunday morning: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Forecast High: 32°C / 90°F Forecast Low: 27°C / 81°F
Sunset Today: 6:10 P.M. Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:01 A.M.
Today through Sunday morning: Southeast with a gentle to moderate breeze of 08 to 18 mph, and higher gusts possible.
Moisture and instability trailing Tropical storm Jerry will account for isolated showers and possible thunderstorms across the local area. Residents and users of areas prone to flooding should remain vigilant.
A small craft advisory is in effect for St. Maarten as above normal seas will remain across the local area. Small craft operators and sea bathers should exercise extreme caution.
STATE OF THE SEA: Moderate to rough WAVES/SWELLS: 7 to 10 feet
At 5:00 am, the center of Tropical storm Jerry was located near latitude 21.4 N, longitude 64.0 W or about 245 miles north of St. Maarten. Jerry is moving towards the northwest near 15 mph. On the forecast track, Jerry will continue to move away from St. Maarten.
Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some fluctuations in strength are likely during the next several days.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 995 mb (29.39 inches).
The Meteorological Department of St. Maarten will continue to monitor the progress of Jerry and update the public accordingly.
OUTLOOK through Monday morning: Partly cloudy to cloudy and breezy with isolated showers possible.