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Young Island in August?

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My husband and I are thinking of going to Young Island for our "delayed" honeymoon in August, but we are worried about rain. We have waited a long time for this trip and we don't want to get somewhere only to have cloudy, rainy days. I know August is in the "off" season. Has anyone been there in August that can honestly tell us what the weather will be like? We are beach lovers who want sun, sun, and more sun. Thanks!

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    Thunder showers are normal most any time of the year in the Caribbean. They don't last too long and are part of the fun of being there. We have gone to the Caribbean many times in late July or early August. You are in the hurricane season which peaks in September. Never the less as a matter of luck we have never had a serious problem with rain and perhaps have only lost a day for so from rain. Tropical depressions and hurricanes start off of Africa, do not cover large areas and move slowly. There is nobody that can tell you what the weather will be like in August. You can expect some showers, but if a tropical depression or a hurricane passes near by you can have days of heavy rain. The further south you go in the Caribbean there is less risk of hurricanes. However even hurricanes have gone through places like Aruba in the pasr 100 years. Considering how important good weather is to you, I would recommend that you go in May or June and your chances will be much better in finding what you want. While we have gone in August we are flexible and if the weather look like it is turning bad we just move a few miles to get out of its path. We have done this a couple of times over the years in August.

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    I ditto Louis, but wanted to add that my husband and I loved Young Island and St. Vincent, one of the most untouristed islands we've ever been to...actually THE most untouched. Gorgeous. I wouldn't let the weather stop me either! Anyway, when you go, for an exciting adventurous day trip, you can rent a jeep and travel all the way to the northern tip of the island, to a place called Owia. There is a little park there set amongst volcanic boulders and beautiful pools. Be sure to bring a picnic lunch. But the journey itself is fabulous - you have to cross a (usually) dry river bed, and go through many little towns where they get little or no tourists. Stop and get a coke or beer at the little stands, and be sure to park and walk out to one of the black sand beaches on the windward coast. Rugged and beautiful. Lots of little children came up to us (white folks are a novelty!) and we took their pictures and chatted and gave them coins.
    Be aware that Young Island has a small beach, facing the channel/mainland, not the open (west) ocean. But they have a swimup bar and a little shark pool and gorgeous outdoor showers, fabulous island food (I can still taste the cocounut bread!)...very romantic!

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