Friday 23 August, 2019

Jamaica weather: isolated showers in the forecast

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…  A High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.

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

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning.... 
Mainly sunny.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers across central and western parishes.
Tonight… Mainly 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… Southeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 20 knots. Wave heights…  2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Becoming Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North Coast ....Easterly, 20 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 metres
South Coast ....Easterly, 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 south coast due to strong winds and rough seas.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Sunday / Monday / Tuesday: Isolated morning showers across eastern parishes.
Isolated afternoon showers mainly  across central and western parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is no significant rainmaker across the Caribbean at this time.

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