Sunday 26 May, 2019

Jamaica weather: isolated afternoon showers, windy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica and the central Caribbean.

Comment… The High Pressure Ridge will linger across the island and the region until late Wednesday afternoon. Thereafter, a Trough will become the dominant feature. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… 
Partly cloudy.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers across sections of central and western parishes. It will be windy along the south coast. 
Tonight… Partly cloudy.

 

 

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…   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, 15 to 2 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… up to 0.5 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ... Easterly, 15 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather… Partly cloudy

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

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Tuesday: Partly cloudy  morning across northeastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy  morning across northeastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes.Look for isolated afternoon showers across inland areas and western parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features:
 There is a Frontal System across the Gulf of Mexico

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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