Strong winds in excess of 55 kilometers per hour were likely. A wind gust of 56 KM/H was reported at Crown Point Tobago at 9:34 AM, while a wind gust of 37 KM/H was reported at Piarco at 6:09 AM.
Further north, tropical-storm-force and
According to the TTMS, “The threat of wind gusts in excess of 55km/h has diminished. Few showers and occasional breezy periods can still be expected today. Sea conditions remain Moderate with waves in open waters up to 2.5 metres and less than 1.0 metre in sheltered areas. Spring tides are also in effect.“
However, breezy conditions are forecast to persist across the country into next week.
The color of the High Wind Alert indicates the severity of the event and the probability of the event occurring. Currently, the alert level is at Green, as the discontinuation was issued, and the certainty is very likely.
At this level, there is negligible impact on human safety, assets are basically undamaged, and income earning potential is unaffected.
The Met Office is advising the public to monitor weather conditions and continue to monitor official sources for information, and follow the instructions of government officials.