Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Jamaica weather: cold front in the region

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, January 28, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Cold Front across the western Caribbean.

Comment… The Cold Front is expected to stall just west of Jamaica by late tonight, and remain in the vicinity of the island through to mid-week.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning/Afternoon…
 Generally partly cloudy, with possible isolated afternoon showers across sections of northwestern parishes.
Tonight… Becoming fair.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 30 degrees Celsius.

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

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

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

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

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North Coast... South Southeasterly 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights... up to 1.0 metre. 
South Coast ...Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres
Weather…Partly cloudy.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning across western parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers across sections of western parishes.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning. Afternoon showers mainly across sections of northern and hilly inland areas. Cool.
Thursday: Isolated afternoon showers mainly across sections of western and hilly inland areas.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A High Pressure Ridge across the eastern Caribbean.

 

 

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