Jamaica weather: mainly sunny
Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, April 9, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.
Comment… The High Pressure Ridge should remain across the island through to tomorrow evening. A Trough is then expected to move into the vicinity of the island on Wednesday night and linger through to Friday.
This Morning… Mainly fair.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers across sections of western and hilly inland areas.
Tonight… Becoming fair.
Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 31 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, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.
INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind... Southeasterly, 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… East Southeasterly, 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 metre.
OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....Southeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.
3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning. Isolated afternoon showers across northwestern parishes, otherwise partly cloudy.
Thursday: Generally cloudy morning. Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across northern and southwestern parishes.
Friday: Isolated afternoon showers mainly across hilly inland areas.
Other Current Regional Weather Features
A Cold Front across the Gulf of Mexico.