A strong tropical wave
is affecting the island and heavy showers and possible thunderstorms have been forecast.
According to the Meteorological Department of Sint Maarten, an active Tropical Wave
is influencing the weather.
A tropical wave
of low pressure stirring off the coast of Africa could eventually form a storm to rival Ophelia, which battered Ireland with gusty winds and heavy rain last October.
"Thunderstorm activity associated with a tropical wave
located between north-central Cuba and the central Bahamas is gradually becoming better organized, and upper-level winds are also becoming more favorable," (https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/mobile/refresh/MIATWDAT+html/MIATWDAT_010600.html) NHC said Sunday. "A tropical depression is likely to form during the next day or so while the system moves west-northwestward across the northwestern Bahamas, southern Florida, and the Florida Keys."
These storms include the hurricane with sustained winds of 65 knots or more, the tropical storm with 35- to 64knot winds, the tropical depression with winds 20 to 34 knots, and the tropical wave
or easterly wave with winds less than 20 knots.
September winds are mostly on the calmer side, except for those associated with a tropical wave
or tropical system that passes through.
Tropical storm Lee formed on September 2nd from a broad but disorganized tropical wave
that entered the Western Caribbean in late August.
HIt was described as a mere "tropical wave
" when we were first learned it was 450 miles away and approaching the coast of Barbados.
On Sunday, Earl was still a weaker tropical wave
but knocked down power lines and started a fire that killed six passengers on a bus filled with people returning from a beach excursion.
Here you will find the largest covered waterslide paradise in the Benelux and we completed our days with a splash in the tropical wave
The disturbance started as tropical wave
moving from Africa to the eastern Atlantic.
"It started its journey towards YorKshire many WEEKs ago in what meteorologists call an African 'tropical wave