Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Jamaica weather: afternoon showers in the forecast

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…  A Trough across Jamaica.

Comment… The Trough is expected to remain across Jamaica until Thursday when a High Pressure Ridge starts to
build across the central Caribbean. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning...
Cloudy and windy with isolated thunderstorms especially across sections of northern parishes.
This Afternoon… Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across most parishes. Windy conditions mainly over southern parishes.
Tonight… Cloudy

 

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 33 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 33 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…  Northeasterly, 20 knots. Wave heights…  2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Variable, 03 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 20 to 30 knots. Wave heights…  2.0 to 3.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… East Southeasterly, 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.5  metres.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North Coast ....Easterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 to 2.5 metres.
South Coast ....Easterly, 20 to 30 knots.  Wave heights… 2.0 to 3.0 metres.
Weather… Isolated showers

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
A Small Craft Warning remains in effect for offshore areas of the north coast and south coast and inshore areas of the south coast due to strong winds and rough seas.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Thursday / Friday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers and
thunderstorms across central and western.Windy especially across southern parishes.
Saturday: Partly cloudy and windy.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Tropical Wave south of Hispaniola.

 

 

 

 

 

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