Friday 30 October, 2020

Jamaica weather: brace for afternoon showers

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Friday, May 29, 2020 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A tropical wave east of Jamaica. 

Comment… The tropical wave is expected to move across Jamaica this afternoon.

24-HOUR FORECAST 
This Morning...... 
Cloudy. 
This Afternoon… Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of most parishes. 
Tonight… Partly cloudy.

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 32 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 31 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... East Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Weather… Isolated thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this Time

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Saturday: Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across eastern and central parishes during the afternoon.
Sunday: Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across central and western parishes during the afternoon.
Monday: Isolated showers thunderstorms mainly across central parishes during the afternoon.

Other Current Regional Weather Features:
A trough across the eastern Caribbean.

 

 

 

 

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