Thursday 25 April, 2019

Jamaica weather: isolated showers for some parishes

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, February 11, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

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

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

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

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 30 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 30 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…   East Northeasterly, 15 to 25 knots.   Wave heights…1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… 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 Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....East Northeasterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 2.5 metres
Weather…Partly cloudy.

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

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers across western parishes and hilly inland areas elsewhere. Windy across southern parishes.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers across northern parishes and hilly inland areas elsewhere.
Thursday: Isolated afternoon showers across sections of northern and southwestern parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Stationary Front across the Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

 

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