Sunday 16 December, 2018

Jamaica weather: another very wet day in the forecast

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, September 18, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… An area of Low Pressure west of Jamaica.

Comment…The area of Low Pressure associated with the remnants of Isaac will continue to influence weather conditions across Jamaica for much of today. Expect conditions to gradually improve tonight into tomorrow as the area of Low Pressure drifts further westward. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Mostly cloudy with outbreaks of showers and thunderstorms mainly across sections of some eastern and northern parishes.
This Afternoon… Scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes. 
Tonight… Lingering showers across sections of eastern parishes. 

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 30 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 31 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…   Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly 05  knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 0 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....Easterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres
Weather…Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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

 

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday:Partly cloudy morning. Widely scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes. 
Thursday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of mainly western parishes. Expect windy conditions along southern coastal areas.
Friday: Partly cloudy morning. Scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes. 

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Tropical Wave approaching the eastern Caribbean. 

 

 

 

 

 

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