Thursday 24 January, 2019

Jamaica weather: cold front in the region

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, January 10, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division. 

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…  A Trough is across the central Caribbean and Jamaica.

Comment…  The Trough is expected to linger in the vicinity of the island until Friday.Meanwhile,
a Cold Front is over the western Caribbean. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Partly cloudy across northeastern parishes, mainly fair elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Expect isolated showers and possible thunderstorms across sections of eastern and central parishes.
Tonight… Partly cloudy and cool.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 31 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 30 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

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

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

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....East Northeasterly, 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 metres
Weather…Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Friday: Partly cloudy morning. Isolated  late afternoon showers across hilly inland areas.

Saturday: Partly cloudy morning with isolated showers over northeastern parishes.
Isolated afternoon showers across sections of central and western parishes.

Sunday: Mainly fair morning.Partly cloudy afternoon across central parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
Cold Front over the western Caribbean. While a High Pressure Ridge is in the Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

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