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Locally heavy rainfall may lead to flooding of low lying areas.

Published 27th October 2017, 9:31am

Cloudiness and showers will continue across the Cayman area for the next 48 hours as the Low Pressure system currently located near the Honduras Nicaragua border moves north over the western Caribbean.

Radar images show scattered showers in and around the Cayman area moving slowly towards the northwest. The Cayman Islands National Weather Service forecast calls for cloudy to overcast skies with scattered showers and some thunder. Showers may become locally heavy at times along with possible flooding of low lying areas. Winds are from the southeast at 10 to 15 knots with higher gusts, 15 to 20 knots tonight. Sea state is rough with wave heights of 4 to 6 feet. Small craft are advised to exercise caution over the open waters.

Tomorrow (Saturday October 28), the forecast calls for cloudy to overcast skies with isolated showers and possible thunder. Showers may become locally heavy at times along with possible flooding of low lying areas. Winds will be from the south to southeast at 15 to 20 knots becoming south to southwest by evening. The sea state is forecast to moderate to rough, with wave of heights of 4 to 6 feet especially along the south and west coast. Small vessels should continue to exercise caution over the open waters.