Sunday 21 April, 2019

Jamaica weather: mainly sunny and windy conditions

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, December 27, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.

Comment…  The High Pressure Ridge coupled with a Low Level Jet stream will result in
mainly sunny and windy conditions across Jamaica over the next few days.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Partly cloudy across eastern parishes.
This Afternoon… Partly cloudy and windy.
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, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 to 2.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Becoming Easterly 10 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 20 to 25 knots, gusting 35 knots. Wave heights… 2.5 to 3.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Becoming Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....Easterly,  25 knots, gusting 35. Wave heights… 2.5 to 3.5 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)
Friday/ Saturday/Sunday: Mainly sunny and windy. 

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

 

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