Monday 19 August, 2019

Jamaica weather: isolated afternoon showers for some parishes

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…  High Pressure Ridge building across Jamaica.

Comment… The High Pressure Ridge is expected to remain across the island over the next few days.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Mainly sunny.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers across central and western  parishes.
Windy conditions over sections of northern parishes.
Tonight… Mainly 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… East Southeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....East Northeasterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 to 2.5 metres
Weather…Partly cloudy.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
A Small Craft Warning is in effect for offshore areas of the north and south coast due to strong winds and rough seas.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Saturday: Mainly sunny during the morning. Isolated afternoon showers across central and western parishes.
                  Windy conditions affecting northern parishes.
Sunday / Monday: Partly cloudy and windy.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A Trough across the eastern Caribbean.

 

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