Friday 14 August, 2020

Jamaica weather: isolated showers across some parishes

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, July 16, 2020 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A trough across Jamaica.

Comment…  The trough is expected to remain across Jamaica and the central Caribbean over the next few days.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… Isolated showers and thunderstorms mainly across northern parishes.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers and thunderstorms across central and western parishes.
Tonight…  Becoming fair.

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 34 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 34 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… 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... East Northeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Weather… Partly cloudy and hazy.


MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Friday: Mainly sunny morning. Scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes during the afternoon.
Saturday / Sunday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across most parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features:
There is a tropical wave approaching the eastern Caribbean.

 

 

 

 

 

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