Trinidad and Tobago is forecast to experience near-normal seas over the next seven days, with no strong low-level winds forecast across the region. However, Saharan Dust may reduce visibility. Additionally, spring tides are set to return next week Monday.
There are no alerts, watches, or warnings from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service for Trinidad and Tobago at this time.
Seas Forecast For Trinidad and Tobago
Seas are forecast to be slight to moderate over the next seven days. Waves in open waters are forecast to be generally between 1.25 and 2.0 meters. In sheltered areas, waves are forecast to be near or below 1.0 meters, becoming near calm on Wednesday into Thursday as Tropical Wave 21 moves across the Lesser Antilles.
Winds are forecast to be gentle to moderate from late Tuesday through Thursday, with sustained winds between 5 to 15 knots from generally the southeast to the northeast. Gusts during this period are forecast to reach 25 knots. From Friday, winds are forecast to be between 10 to 20 knots from the southeast to the northeast, with gusts to 25 knots.
Spring tides are forecast to begin on Monday, July 26th, 2022. These are higher than usual high tides and lower than usual low tides which may increase the risk of rip currents.
How to spot a rip current
Saharan Dust is also forecast to fluctuate at mild to moderate concentrations throughout the week into the weekend. Increased dust haze may reduce horizontal visibility to eight kilometers offshore.