Monday 10 December, 2018

Jamaica weather: cold front in the region

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Friday, November 16, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A cold front across the western Caribbean.

Comment…The cold front should stall just west of Jamaica later today, while inducing a Trough across the island that is expected to remain throughout the weekend and influence weather conditions.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Isolated showers across sections of eastern parishes.
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes. 
Tonight… Lingering showers mainly eastern parishes.

 

 

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 knots. Wave heights… .1.0 metre.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly 05 knots. Wave heights… .0.5 metre.

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

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast....  Easterly, 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 metres.
Weather…Isolated showers and thunderstorms
 
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Saturday: Partly cloudy morning. Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes.
Sunday: Partly cloudy morning. isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms sections of most parishes.
Monday: Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes. 

Other Current Regional Weather Feature
There is a Low-Level Jet across the eastern Caribbean.
There is a High Pressure Ridge across the Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

 

 

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