Sunday 19 May, 2019

Jamaica weather: mainly sunny with isolated showers

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Trough across Jamaica and the central Caribbean.

Comment… The Trough is expected to remain across the island and the region for the next three days.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Isolated showers across sections of northern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across northern parishes and hilly inland areas of southern parishes.
Tonight… Partly cloudy.

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… Variable 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights…  0.5 to 1.0 metre.
Tonight: Wind… Becoming Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....East Northeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Weather…Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Thursday: Isolated showers across northern parishes. Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across eastern and central parishes.
Friday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers across eastern parishes and hilly inland areas elsewhere.
Saturday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated showers and thunderstorms across northern and hilly inland areas.

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

 

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