Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Jamaica weather: Tropical Storm Isaac to bring thunderstorms

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, September 13, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…   A Trough across Jamaica.

Comment…  The Trough is expected to linger across the island through to the weekend when Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to move into the vicinity of the island and influence the weather conditions. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Isolated showers across northeastern parishes. 
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly 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… 32 degrees Celsius

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…   Easterly, 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 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 ....  Easterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres
Weather…Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
There are no warnings at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)


Friday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across most parishes.
Saturday: Partly cloudy morning. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across most parishes. Scattered showers and thunderstorms during the night especially across eastern parishes. 
Sunday: Mostly cloudy morning with intermittent showers across most parishes. Widespread afternoon showers and thunderstorms with gusty winds across the island. 

Current Regional Weather Features
Tropical Storm Isaac is located about 170 km east of Dominica and 205 km east southeast of Guadeloupe.