Issued at 09:42 AM
By Gary Benjamin
For the period This afternoon and Tonight
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Partly cloudy to cloudy at times with light to moderate showers in varying areas and a heavy shower in a few areas. Conditions will become relatively settled during the evening and night but with lingering showers in a few areas.
The Windward Islands
Generally fair but with brief showers in a few areas.
Partly cloudy to cloudy at times with light to moderate showers in varying areas with the chance of a heavy shower in a few areas.
Temperature Units: Celsius
Last night min. Temp.
Forecast max. Temp.
1.5m in open waters
Less than 1.0m in sheltered areas
Recorded Rainfall (mm)
24-Hours Rainfall ending 2pm Friday, 24th of May 2019
Cumulative for Piarco: 17.7mm
Cumulative for Crown Pt. : 21.5mm
Sunrise & Sunset
Tides ISSUED at Friday, 24th of May 2019 and valid for Saturday, 25th of May 2019
Near Gale Strength or Gale Strength Winds (34 – 47 Kts)
Storm Strength Winds (48 – 63 Kts)
Hurricane Strength Winds (> 63Kts)
Degree of Daily Sunshine
Long, Sunny Spells (=Clear, Cool Night)
Little Sunny Breaks or Gloomy
Dull & Hazy (=Dull, Hazy Night) [Diffused Sunlight through lithometeor]
Note: Except where a sunny day (even those Dull and Hazy) continues into a night of no showers (A Clear, Cool Night or Dull, Hazy Night), Rainfall/Wind descriptors should be used as forecasting terms for nighttime.
Rainfall (Rain or Showers)
Time of Occurrence/Cessation
Type (in Character/intensity, Space & Duration)
Accompanying Thunder, Lightning & Gusty Winds and or resultant flash flooding/landslide/landslip
Transitioning of Weather
Prevailing or Dominant
Calm (0 -0.5 Meters)
Slight (0.5 – 1.25 Meters)
Moderate (1.25 – 2.5 Meters)
Rough (≥ 2.5 Meters) (Big Waves)
Choppy (rough but with small waves i.e. < 2.5 Meters)
Slight Chance = 20% Chance
Chance = 30 - 50% Chance
Likely = 60 - 70% Chance
Type (Character, Space & Time)
Thundery or Thundershowers
Few Confined Areas
North, South, East, West, Central or any combination of these