Moisture trailing a tropical wave interacting with an upper-level trough will continue to affect the area during the morning. Increased cloudiness with showers and thunderstorms will be maintained during the morning period, with improved conditions expected from afternoon. People in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are advised to exercise caution mainly during the morning.
Another strong tropical wave located over the central tropical Atlantic, with a high chance of development, is currently expected to begin affecting the southern portion of the island chain on Tuesday. Residents are advised to monitor the progress of this wave.
Moderate seas are anticipated during the next 24 hours, with waves peaking to 8.0ft in eastern coastal waters. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for above-normal swells. Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution.
The tropical wave of most concern is the system expected by Tuesday into Wednesday, which is being monitored by the NHC and currently has a medium chance of development during next week. This wave will likely be associated with stronger winds and strong squalls especially across the Windward Islands to the south of Dominica especially between Martinique, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenada, Barbados and Tobago from Tuesday evening through midday Wednesday.
The Dominica Meteorological Service will continue to monitor the progress of these systems and provide the necessary updates.
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