Sunday 18 August, 2019

Jamaica weather: isolated afternoon showers anticipated

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Trough across Jamaica.

Comment…  The Trough remain across the island until Wednesday when a High Pressure Ridge starts to build across the central Caribbean.
 
24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… 
Partly cloudy.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers and thunderstorms across central and western parishes.
Tonight… Partly cloudy.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 32 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 32 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… 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… 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

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Wednesday / Labour Day / Friday: Partly cloudy during the morning. Isolated showers and thunderstorms across central and western parishes during the afternoon.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
Sub-Tropical Storm Andrea approximately 475 km west-southwest of Bermuda.

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