Sunday 9 December, 2018

Jamaica weather: isolated afternoon showers in the forecast

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, November 19, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Trough across Jamaica. 
Comment… The Trough is expected to linger across the island for the next few days. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
Isolated showers across sections of some eastern parishes;  mainly sunny  elsewhere.  
This Afternoon... Isolated showers and possible thunderstorms across hilly sections of eastern parishes as well as central and western parishes.
Tonight… Partly cloudy. 

 

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, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… .1.0 to 1.5 metre.
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 metre.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast.... Northeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Weather…Isolated showers and thunderstorms. 
 
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Monday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Widely scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes.
Tuesday: Mainly sunny morning. Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes.
Wednesday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of western parishes. 

Other Current Regional Weather Feature
There is a High Pressure System across the eastern Caribbean.

 

 

 

 

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