Weather Forecast (Next 24 Hours)
As of 12:00 PM Friday 17th May 2019, mostly sunny skies are occurring across Trinidad and Tobago. Just to the east of Trinidad and south of Tobago, a low-level patch of clouds, and associated showers are approaching Trinidad. This is forecast to bring brief heat relief, mainly to Northern, Central Trinidad and Tobago through the afternoon and evening. A settled night ahead for both islands with the low chance of a brief, isolated shower.
An Atlantic high-pressure system continues to dominate weather conditions across Trinidad and Tobago, bringing generally breezy, settled but hot conditions to the islands. A few isolated showers are possible due to some low-level clouds nearing the islands, mainly across and near Eastern Trinidad and Tobago. Mostly settled conditions are forecast into the late evening and night with the odd isolated shower, generally remaining light to moderate and brief.
Winds have slightly decreased, with gusts to 45 KM/H at times, mainly during the afternoon. Saharan dust is present in mild to moderate concentrations across Trinidad and Tobago and likely to remain in place through next week.
Last night’s minimum temperatures were 25°C at Piarco, Trinidad, and 26°C at Crown Point, Tobago. Tonight’s minimum temperatures are forecast to be near 25°C at Piarco, Trinidad, and 27°C at Crown Point, Tobago.
Today’s maximum high temperatures across T&T are forecast to be near 34°C at Piarco, Trinidad and 32°C at Crown Point, Tobago. Similar temperatures are likely through the next three days, with maximum high temperatures forecast to be near 34°C at Piarco, Trinidad, and 32°C at Crown Point, Tobago.
Dangerous heat indices likely this weekend. Read more below.
Seas are forecast to remain moderate in open waters through the week. Waves in open waters are forecast up to 2.0 meters, particularly East of Trinidad and Tobago over the next 24 hours. In sheltered areas, seas are forecast to remain smooth, below 1.0 meters. Winds will be from the east through the next several days at 10-15 knots from the east.
Mild Concentrations of Saharan Dust Present Across Trinidad and Tobago
Saharan Dust concentrations are moderate across Trinidad and Tobago on Friday, lingering through next week.