Valid from: 6:00 AM on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Synopsis: A tropical wave is affecting the region

Forecast for Today and Tonight:

Mostly cloudy, slightly hazy and breezy with scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms

Wind: Easterly to East south easterly @ 20 to 40 km/h with higher gust near showers

Sea Conditions: Moderate in open water

Waves: 2.0 to 2.5 meters or 7.0 to 8.0 feet.

Warning/Advisory: A small craft warning remains in effect for above normal seas

Sunrise: 5:58 AM

Sunset: 5:44 PM

Low Tide: 8:44 AM and 9:05 PM

High Tide: 2:39 AM and 2:57 PM

Weather Outlook for Dominica and the Lesser Antilles

Valid from: 6:00 AM on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Weak unstable conditions due to the presence of a tropical wave will continue to maintain an increase in cloudiness, gusty winds, scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorms across the area during today and tonight.

As a result, a flood warning remains in effect for Dominica. Persons in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rock are advised to continue to be be vigilant and to exercise caution.

A relative improvement in conditions can be expected by tomorrow, Wednesday with a discontinuation of the flood warning.

Seas are expected to be moderate in open water with waves peaking near 8 feet during the next 24 hours. A further increase in wind speed will be evident by tomorrow together with a further deterioration in sea conditions with waves up to 10 feet. A small craft warning remains in effect for above normal seas and brisk winds. Small craft operators and all users of the sea are advised to exercise caution.