The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) wishes to advise all coastal residents, sea
bathers and fisher folks to avoid using the sea over the next three days as long period waves could produce
life-threatening surf and rip currents that can impact the shores of St. Vincent and the Grenadines from
early Monday morning into Wednesday. All fisher folks are asked to secure vessels, engines and
equipment. All coastal residents are also asked to take all the necessary precaution to save life and secure
According to information received from the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Meteorological Services, long
period waves propagating towards the island chain could break with life-threatening surf and rip currents
along the shores of St. Vincent and the Grenadines starting Monday morning. Small craft operators should
secure vessels and equipment and sea-bathers are advised to stay out of the water. Conditions could be
more adverse at times of high-tide on Monday 9th October, 2023 at 2:22 a.m. and 1:12 p.m., on Tuesday
10th October, 2023 at 3:00 a.m. and 1:52 p.m. and on Wednesday 11th October at 3:36 a.m. & 2:35 p.m.
The National Emergency Management Organisation wishes to advise residents living in the following
coastal areas to avoid using the sea and to be extremely vigilant during this period.:
Fancy, Owia, Sandy Bay, Langley Park, Georgetown, Grand Sable, Mt. Young, Byera, Gorse,
Colonaire, Mt. Greenan, San Souci, Biabou, Rawacou, Salt Pond, Calliaqua, Villa, Arnos Vale, Sion Hill
Bay, Rose Place, Ottley Hall, Lowmans Bay, Questelles, Clare Valley, Buccament, Layou, Barrouallie,
Cumberland, Rose Bank, Petit Bordel, Chateaubelair, Fitz-Hughes, Richmond, Union Island, Bequia,
Canouan and Mayreau.
The National Emergency Management Organisation will continue to provide update from the St. Vincent
and the Grenadines Meteorological Services.