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Weather 1st to 11th of May :(

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Weather 1st to 11th of May :(

Can anyone currently over there maybe give an idea of the current weather conditions and forecast for the above dates ?

The current forecast says cloud and rain for the whole time :( this will upset us greatly as we have been looking forward to our holiday for a year and have spent a small fortune on it !

Thanks in advance for anyone who answers !

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1. Re: Weather 1st to 11th of May :(

Anyone ?

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2. Re: Weather 1st to 11th of May :(

It's impossible for anyone, even the most expert meteorologist, to predict what the weather will be on any given island 11 days in advance, let alone the week or so following that when you'll be on island. The best you can usually get is a day or two ahead and even that is subject to change.

On line weather forecasts ALWAYS, REPAT, ALWAYS predict rain. It's the tropics, it going to rain somewhere on the island for sometime every day. What the weather forecasts don't tell you is rain, when it does come is most often in the form of fast moving, widely scattered and very brief showers, lasting mere minutes. It is not unusual for it to rain in one area and there be bright sun 1/4 mile away.

If you do encounter rain on your vacation you basically have three options: 1) go swimming as you'll get wet anyway, 2) take shelter under a beach umbrella or nearby palm tree for a few minutes or 3) go to the nearest beach bar and order a pina colada but don' be surprised if it stops raining before the bartender finishes mixing your drink.

Don't fret the weather, May is actually one of the driest months in the Caribbean.

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3. Re: Weather 1st to 11th of May :(

Cool thanks, as long as we get plenty of sun we wont mind the rain :)

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4. Re: Weather 1st to 11th of May :(

Today was beautiful and I got too much sun! It's easy to do here even on a cloudy day. Today was sunny except for a big cloud hanging around off jolly.

I am noticing some rain in the forecast for the weekend right across the eastern caribbean.

One bit of advice though. If the winds are very light while you are here and it's raining where you are..... make a phone call to a hotel or restaurant on the opposite side to see how it is there. It's often sunny on one side when the other is rainy during light wind conditions. So often we hear of flooding on the south side and the north side didn't get a drop.

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5. Re: Weather 1st to 11th of May :(

Currently at the verandah. had a very early morning pourdown. Pre breakfast. quickly cleared and left through day hot and mainly sunny. slight gentle breeze which is welcome.

Don't worry about the weather. its glorious any rain is over in a jif . very unlike home thats for sure

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