Sunday 19 May, 2019

Jamaica weather: isolated showers anticipated

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, March 14, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.

Comment… The High Pressure Ridge is expected to linger across the island for at least the next three days.

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

 

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…   East Northeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… East Southeasterly 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  East Southeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Becoming Northeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....Easterly, 20 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 metres
Weather…Isolated showers 

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Friday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers mainly across hilly inland areas of  central western parishes.
Saturday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers across sections of central and western parishes.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers mainly across central and western parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Frontal system that extends across the Bahamas. 

 

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