Saturday 21 September, 2019

Jamaica weather: brace for afternoon showers

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, September 9, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Trough across the central Caribbean, including Jamaica.

Comment… The Trough lingers across the region for most of the week before moving west of the island.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning..... 
Possible showers across sections of eastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere.
This  Afternoon … Showers and thunderstorms across most parishes.
Tonight… Partly 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…  East Northeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast... Easterly, 15 knots. Wave heights... up to 1.5 metres.
Weather… p.m. Showers and thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Tuesday: Morning showers across northeastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere. Afternoon showers and thunderstorms across the island, especially southwestern parishes.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms mainly across northern parishes and hilly inland areas inland areas of other parishes, otherwise partly cloudy.
Thursday: Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms mainly across eastern and central parishes, otherwise partly cloudy.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
Tropical Storm Gabrielle remains across the open Atlantic Ocean.

 

 

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