Jamaica weather: brace for rain this afternoon
Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… An induced Trough across Jamaica.
Comment… The Trough gradually weakens today. Thereafter, a High Pressure Ridge is expected to build across the island and remains through to the weekend.
This Morning… Partly cloudy with possible showers mainly across eastern parishes.
This Afternoon… Showers across sections of most parishes, otherwise partly cloudy.
Tonight… Partly cloudy.
Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 31 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… Becoming Northeasterly, 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 metre.
OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....Easterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time
3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Thursday: Possible morning showers across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers mainly across western parishes, otherwise partly cloudy.
Friday: Most sunny. Windy mainly along the south coast.
Saturday: Isolated afternoon showers across sections of western parishes.
Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a High Pressure Ridge across the Gulf of Mexico.