Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Jamaica weather: isolated afternoon showers in the forecast

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

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

Comment… The Trough is expected to remain across the island throughout today. A High Pressure Ridge is then expected to build across Jamaica early tomorrow morning and remain for the rest of the week.

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

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 32 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 31 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…   East 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… Becoming Northeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....Easterly, 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)

Thursday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers across sections of northern parishes, otherwise partly cloudy.
Friday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers across northwestern parishes, fair to partly cloudy elsewhere.
Saturday: Isolated afternoon showers across sections of northern parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A High Pressure Ridge across the Gulf of Mexico.

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