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22 May Weather in Cayman

Mon 22 May 2023

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 PM EDT Mon May 22 2023

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

1. Southwestern Atlantic:
Disorganized showers and a few thunderstorms associated with a broad 
area of low pressure located a couple of hundred miles northeast of 
the central Bahamas have decreased since yesterday. Environmental 
conditions have become more hostile and development of this system 
is not expected while it moves north-northeastward at 5 to 10 mph 
over the southwestern Atlantic during the next day or so.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 7 days...low...near 0 percent.

Forecaster Brown/Bucci

Weather in Cayman


Light winds and smooth seas are expected to continue for the next few days in association with a weak pressure gradient over the northwest Caribbean. Radar images show isolated showers in and around the Cayman Islands drifting towards the south.

Today:  Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Mainly clear skies. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

Sea: Smooth with a wave height of fewer than 2 feet.

Chance of rain: 40%

UV: 13 EXTREME Same as yesterday. Daily Max at 11 am

Humidity: 84%

Temperatures: Yesterday – Low 77.0°F, High 88.8°F  Today (Expected) – Low 76°F High 88°F

Barometer: 1011.00 mb Steady

Rain: Last month: 0.26 in

Rain this month: 0.90 in
Last 24 hrs (since yesterday’s readings) 0.00 in. 1 day since rain, 12 rain days in May
2022 Season Total: 57.49 in 
2023 Season Total: 6.98 in


Latest rainfall readings are from SOUTH SOUND.
Average rainfall in May: 5.2 in.
Average temperature in May: 75°F to 88°F
Sea Temperature in May: 82°F

MOON: 8% Illumination

Waxing Crescent


Grand Cayman Sun & Tides Tables May 2023

From Tides4fishing

IMPORTANT NOTICEThe times reflected in the tidal table for Grand Cayman are predictions valid as references for sports fishing in areas near the coast of Grand Cayman. THEY ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR NAVIGATION. Remember that to practice any activity at sea like diving, windsurfing and fishing from a boat or underwater fishing should always be consulted with the official tide tables of the port of Grand Cayman.


Moderate: 3-5 Take precautions by covering up, and wearing a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen, especially if you will be outside for 30 minutes or more. Look for shade near midday when the sun is strongest.

High6-7 Protection required – UV damages the skin and can cause sunburn. Reduce time in the sun between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and take full precaution by seeking shade, covering up exposed skin, wearing a hat and sunglasses, and applying sunscreen.

Very High: 8-10 Extra precaution required – unprotected skin will be damaged and can burn quickly. Avoid the sun between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and seek shade, cover up, and wear a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Extreme: 11+ Take full precaution. Unprotected skin will be damaged and can burn in minutes. Avoid the sun between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., cover up, and wear a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. Don’t forget that white sand and other bright surfaces reflect UV and increase UV exposure.

Also see Weather In Cayman: http://www.weatherincayman.comUV Report. From THE WEATHER NETWORK


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