A “rather strong” anticyclone almost to the South of the Mascarenes is causing a relatively cold trades over our region.
According to Mauritius Meteorological Services, clouds in the trades will influence the local weather at times.
In a weather forecast issued at 4.30pm on Sunday, the Met Office said it will be partly cloudy in general during the night and on Monday morning becoming sometimes cloudy mainly to the East, to the South and over the highgrounds with passing showers.
The minimum temperature will vary between 14 and 17 degrees Celsius over the Central Plateau and between 19 and 21 degrees Celsius over the coastal regions.
On Monday afternoon, the sky will be partly cloudy with occasional showers over the high grounds.
The maximum temperature will be below the mean by around 2 degrees Celsius, varying between 21 and 23 degrees Celsius over the Central Plateau and between 25 and 27 degrees Celsius along the coasts.
The Met Office also expects south-easterly winds at about 25 km/h with gusts of the order of 55 km/h in exposed areas.
Sea will be rough beyond the reefs with South-Westerly swells of the order of 3 metres.
Ventures in open seas are not advised.