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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, October 22, 2021

Weather for St. Croix, VI

  • Tropical Wave Expected to Bring Active Weather Thursday
    October 21, 2021


    Active weather is expected Thursday as a tropical wave moves across the region. This may result in the development of a few showers from time to time. Daytime high temperatures should average in the middle to upper 80s with east-southeast winds of 10-15 miles per hour. Drier conditions are forecast towards the end of the week, with a relatively dry weather pattern anticipated through the early part of next week.

    Overnight, rainfall amounts were generally less than a quarter inch although locally higher amounts were seen. At the Cyril E. King Airport, around half an inch of rain has been reported since 5 p.m. Wednesday.

    Across the local waters, easterly winds are generally increasing to 15 knots. Seas are at five feet or less. There is a moderate risk of rip currents along the eastern coast of St. Croix and along the northwestern coastline of St. Thomas.

    Tropical weather system formation is not expected during the next five days.

    Sunrise: 6:15 a.m.
    Sunset: 5:53 p.m.

    Wednesday’s high temperature: 85 degrees at 1:49 p.m.
    Wednesday’s low temperature: 78 degrees at 6:44 a.m.
    Peak wind gust: 13 miles per hour
    24-hour rainfall: 0.00 inches
    Month rain: 2.84 inches
    Year rain: 33.23 inches