Jamaica weather: mainly fair to partly cloudy
Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, December 17, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Stationary Front west of Jamaica. Additionally, there is a Pre-frontal Trough across Jamaica.
Comment… The Trough is expected to linger in the vicinity of the island until Tuesday afternoon, when a High Pressure Ridge is then expected to build across Jamaica.
This Morning… Mainly sunny.
This Afternoon… Fair to partly cloudy.
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… Northeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metre.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.
INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind... Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metre.
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.
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.
3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Tuesday: Mainly sunny morning. Fair to partly cloudy afternoon.
Wednesday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers across sections of hilly inland areas, partly cloudy elsewhere.
Thursday: Mainly sunny morning. Windy with isolated afternoon showers across sections of eastern parishes.
Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a High Pressure System across the eastern Caribbean.