Saturday 25 May, 2019

Jamaica weather: mainly sunny and windy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.

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

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning / Afternoon…
 Mainly sunny and windy.
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, 20 knots. Wave heights…2.0 metres
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 25 knots. Wave heights…2.5 metres
Tonight: Wind… East Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and south coast...  Easterly,  25 to 30 knots. Wave heights…2.5 to 3.0 metres.
Weather…  Partly cloudy and windy.

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

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Thursday / Friday / Saturday: Mainly sunny and windy.

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

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