Friday 22 February, 2019

Jamaica weather: isolated afternoon showers across western parishes

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, December 13, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…  Dissipating Stationary Front northeast of Jamaica. 

Comment… The Stationary Front is expected to dissipate by this afternoon. A High Pressure Ridge is then expected to build across the island by late this evening and linger through to Saturday.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… 
Mostly cloudy with isolated showers across northern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere.
This Afternoon…  Isolated showers across sections of western parishes.
Tonight… Becoming fair.

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…  East Northeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 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 to 10 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....Easterly, 20 knots. Wave heights… 2.0  metres
Weather… Isolated showers.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Friday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers across hilly inland areas of most parishes. Windy.
Saturday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers across northern parishes. Windy mainly across southern parishes.
Sunday: Isolated afternoon showers across western parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a High Pressure Ridge across the northern Caribbean.

 

 

 

 

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