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: 20-Sep-2017 5:29am

Overcast this morning becoming broken clouds this afternoon. High wind to fresh breeze from the SSE to SE at 18-38kn. High temperature 27-29C. Morning showers and thunderstorms gradually ending by tonight.
Storm Outlook: No storms approach Statia in the next seven days.

Automated Forecast Summary for Statia

Offshore winds on Thu,21-Sep-2017 is SE-SSE 13kt-19kt. Gusts to 22kt.

Average accumulation of rain on Thu,21-Sep-2017 is 4.1mm.

Wave height on Thu,21-Sep-2017 is 1.3m-2.0m. Wave direction SSE-S. Swell direction W.

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 Thu,21-Sep-2017 is SE-SSE 13kt-19kt. Gusts to 22kt.

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Rain Model

Average accumulation of rain on Thu,21-Sep-2017 is 4.1mm.

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 Thu,21-Sep-2017 is 1.3m-2.0m. Wave direction SSE-S. Swell direction W.

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-Sep-2017 7:31pm

DateTemp HighTemp LowRainSolar*Med UVI**AQ Avg***AQ HighAQ Low
Tue,19Sep 26.9C(80.4F)
12:22am
24.5C(76.1F)
10:25am
130mm (5.1") 0.1 437(Very Poor) 744(Very Poor)
10:26am
287(Poor)
12:36am
Sep2017 31.9C(89.4F)
1st,2:33pm
23.4C(74.1F)
9th,10:50am
233mm (9.2") 88 210(Poor) 1532(Very Poor)
6th,5:38am
40(Fair)
3rd,7:35pm
Aug2017 32.3C(90.1F)
24th,1:10pm
24.4C(75.9F)
16th,4:29pm
73mm (2.9") 149 186(Poor) 804(Very Poor)
3rd,9:50am
41(Fair)
28th,12:13am
2017 32.3C(90.1F)
Aug24,1:10pm
18.8C(65.8F)
Jan22,4:16am
805mm (31.7") 1,343 160(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: 20-Sep-2017 7:31pm

Temperature
Temperature 26.6C(79.9F)
Today's High 28.1C(82.6F)
Today's Low 25.1C(77.2F)
Heat Index -
Misc
Dew Point 24.5C(76.1F)
Humidity 89
Cloud Base 425m
Pressure
Barometer 1011.6hPa
Barometer Rate 0.3hPa/hr
Wind*
Speed 7kt
Force Gentle Breeze
Direction SE (135°)
Gust 9kt
Rain
Today's Rain 13.8mm
24-hr Rain 59.0mm
Last Hr Rain -
UV Index
Now0.0 (Low Risk)
Today High 5.2
Sep19 High 0.8 @ 08:10
Solar
Today 1.9kWh
Sep19 0.1kWh
Sep Daily Avg 4.6kWh

* Note: Wind instrument is at 10 meters AGL.

Valid: 20-Sep-2017 6:53pm

AirQuality***
Small Particle Count310kPart/ft³ (Very Poor)
Trend Worsening
Today's High 620(Very Poor) @ 01:11
Today's Low 274(Poor) @ 16:55

Air Quality Chart

 

Almanac

moon day 1 Moon Phase
Day 0.7
Sunrise 6:00am Sunset 6:10pm
Daytime 12 hr 10 min
Moonrise 6:15am Moonset 6:43pm

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-Sep-2017 7:31pm

Statia is at the blue marker in the map.

#local timelatitudelongitudemagnitudedepthplace
016-Sep-2017 3:50am18°27′11″N64°3′9″W3.634km29km SSW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
116-Sep-2017 1:43am17°29′33″N60°51′14″W4.433km103km E of Codrington, Barbuda
215-Sep-2017 3:58pm19°11′29″N64°37′46″W3.440km80km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Earthquakes Map

Airport Observations

Valid: 20-Sep-2017 7:31pm

LocationLast UpdateTempDewHtIxRh%PressureWindDirVisibCloudsConditions
Anguilla>3 hrs------------------------------
St. Maarten>3 hrs------------------------------
St. Eustatius>3 hrs------------------------------
St. Kitts7:00pm28C25C33C841012hPa5ktSE (140°)10kmScattered-0.4kmVFR Thunderstorm in the vicinity
Nevis>3 hrs------------------------------
Antigua7:00pm27C25C31C891012hPa5ktSE (140°)10kmFew-0.5kmVFR
Montserrat>3 hrs------------------------------
Curacao6:00pm30C24C35C701009hPa7ktNNE (30°)10kmFew-0.8kmVFR
Bonaire6:55pm30C25C36C751008hPa7ktNE (40°)10kmFew-0.6km
Scattered-0.8km
VFR

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