Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Jamaica weather: brace for afternoon thunderstorms

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Friday, September 14, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…   A Trough across Jamaica.

Comment…  The Trough is expected to remain across the island until  Sunday when Tropical Depression Isaac enters the central Caribbean. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Mainly sunny. 
This Afternoon… Scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes. 
Tonight… Becoming fair.

 

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 32 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 32 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…   Easterly, 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 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 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…Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms across most parishes. 
Sunday/Monday: Widespread showers and thunderstorms across the island. 

Current Regional Weather Features
Tropical Depression Isaac is located about 610 km southeast of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.