Met Office

Met Office: People residing along Caroni River should be vigilant

The Met Office is advising persons living along the Caroni River to exercise caution and be vigilant.

The warning comes following consistent rainfall for several hours Friday morning.

"Trinidad and to a much lesser extent Tobago have been experiencing cloudy conditions with periods of rain and showers some of which have been heavy and thundery especially over southern Trinidad.

This rainfall activity is due to an active Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ).

Met Office: Heat will ease gradually on Saturday

After a period of hot and steamy weather, the Met Office says a mixed picture is expected over the coming days as some relief is on the way. 

Trinidad and Tobago is likely to see a break in the hot spell by the weekend as conditions are set to gradually ease on Saturday with possible outbreaks of mid-morning to afternoon showers while more rainfall outbreaks are also expected on Sunday.

The Met Office says some areas in Tobago could stay dry but temperatures will be reduced.

Met Office discontinues rough seas bulletin

The Met Office has discontinued the rough seas bulletin that has been in place over the last week.

A statement by the Met Office says it has seen improving sea conditions but it is maintaining a warning to seafarers to exercise caution.

The following is the Met Office's latest statement:

"Buoy data as well as reports reaching the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service indicate that sea conditions over the last 24 hours have been gradually improving along affected coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago.

Rough seas to continue for next 3-4 days

The Met Office is warning that rough sea conditions will continue for the next three to four days.

The latest bulletin on sea conditions was issued this morning.

"Buoy data as well as reports reaching the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service indicate that although there has been some improvement in sea conditions, above normal seas are still being experienced along the exposed coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago, particularly the north and east coasts.

Latest Met Office bulletin maintains rough seas warning

The Met Office has issued another bulletin continue the rough seas warning on the coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago.

The latest bulletin was issued just after noon today.

"Buoy data as well as reports reaching the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service indicate that rough seas are being experienced along the exposed coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago, particularly the north and east coasts.

Met Office warns of rough sea conditions

The Met Office is warning of rough sea conditions to affect the northern and western coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago over the next 24 to 48 hours.

The following is a statement issued by the Met Office today.

"The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service is informing the Public of a northerly long period swell event that is forecast to begin affecting northern and western coastlines of Tobago from tonight.

These swells are being generated by a disturbance in the Northern Atlantic Ocean.

Met Office warns of rough seas

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service says buoy data as well as reports reaching the Met Service indicate that sea conditions being experienced around Trinidad and Tobago continue to be rough with wave heights reaching 3 metres in open waters and near 1 metre and choppy at times in sheltered areas.

The Met Office says this is attributed to relatively strong winds in the lower levels of the atmosphere, which are agitating the surface of the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.

Met Office warns of continuing rough seas

Rough seas continue to affect exposed coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago.

A statement by the Met Office says sea conditions continue to be rough with wave heights reaching 3 to 3.5 metres in open waters and 1 metre in sheltered areas, becoming choppy at times.

The statement says that these above-normal marine conditions are attributed to persistent strong winds in the lower levels of the atmosphere.

It says that sea conditions especially, in open waters, are forecast to continue to be agitated for at least the next 2 days.

Rough seas continue

The Met Office is warning sea-goers and fisherfolk to be cautious at the seas as rough seas are expected to continue.

The Met Office issued the following bulletin Monday morning.

"Buoy data as well as reports reaching the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service indicate that sea conditions being experienced around Trinidad and Tobago continue to be rough with wave heights reaching 3.0 to 3.5 metres in open waters and 1.0 metre in sheltered areas, becoming choppy at times.

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