Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Jamaica weather: isolated afternoon showers expected

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, March 19, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Trough across Jamaica and the western Caribbean.

Comment… The Trough will linger across the island and the region for the next three days.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Partly cloudy across sections of eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon…  Isolated showers mainly across central and western parishes and hilly inland areas of eastern parishes..
Tonight… Becoming fair.

 

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…   Northeasterly, 0 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, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....Easterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres
Weather… Isolated showers

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers across central and western parishes.
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers across central and western parishes.
Friday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes.Widely scattered afternoon showers mainly across central and western parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a  Frontal System entering the northwestern Caribbean.

 

 

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