Tuesday 29 September, 2020

No sea advisories issued; Flash Flood Watch remains

Harbour Master docked by the Flour Mill today, July 27, 2019.

Harbour Master docked by the Flour Mill today, July 27, 2019.

Cruises slated for Saturday evening and night, as well as those scheduled for Sunday, July 28, remain untouched on the 2019 Crop Over calendar. 

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Speaking to meteorologist Tia Browne of the Barbados Meteorological Services in Charnocks, Christ Church, Loop News was assured that the only weather advisory in effect currently applies to the land.

Browne said, "No we don't have any warnings out at the moment.

"We just have moderate in open waters for 1.5m to 2.0m, so no advisories for sea conditions at the moment."

Tomorrow Sunday is a day of cruises from morning till night. Into the Blue cruise on the MV Dream Chaser is sold out. That sails 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Turnt's Oh Ship boards from 8:30 am and is set to sail at 10:00 am. The two boats for Oh Ship are the Jolly Roger and the MV Harbour Master; boarding at Carlisle House and the Flour Mill respectively. Nudes Tanlines is two boats too but the MV Dream Chaser and the MV Harbour Master from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Harbour Master is sold out. Sand 2 Sea is sailing on the MV Harbour Master from the Flour Mill at 10:00 pm with performances by Walkes, Mole and Kalvis. 

 

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There were two land events scheduled for tomorrow - UV and the first-ever Soca Monarch. UV's organiser's earlier tonight announced that they have decided to postpone due to the inclement weather. Barbados is under a Flash Flood Watch. However, there has been no announcement by the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) of any changes to the Soca Monarch event. The event is to be held at the Botanical Gardens. On Thursday when Loop spoke with one of the NCF Supervisors plans were behind time due to the consistent rains during the week. But he had stressed that all must be set "before the anthem plays at 11 o'clock on Sunday!"

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