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High Surf Advisory and Small Craft Warning Discontinued

High Surf Advisory and Small Craft Warning Discontinued

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The High surf advisory and small craft warning issued yesterday for St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been discontinued as of 6:00pm today Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

Small-Craft operators and sea-bathers should continue to exercise caution as north-northeasterly swells up to 2.5m(8ft) are expected to persist for another 12 to 24 hours around the coastal waters of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

An area of instability/shearline is affecting our islands. At the Argyle station this afternoon, 27.7mm (just over 1 inch) of rainfall was recorded. Models indicate that greater amounts are possible tomorrow, Thursday into Friday; with higher amounts in mountainous areas.Residents and motorist should exercise caution against flooding and land-slippage.

The St.Vincent and the Grenadines Meteorological Service continues to monitor the situation, and will provide updates.

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