Friday 23 August, 2019

Jamaica weather: mainly sunny to partly cloudy

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

 

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… High Pressure Ridge building across the Central Caribbean, including Jamaica.

Comment… The Ridge is expected to remain across the region for the next few days while gradually strengthening.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Partly cloudy across northern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Showers mainly across hilly inland areas, otherwise partly cloudy.
Tonight… Becoming 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…   Northeasterly, 10 knots. Wave heights... 1.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

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

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North Coast and south coast ... Easterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights... 1.0 to 1.5 metres. 
Weather… Partly cloudy

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday: Morning showers across northeastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers across southwestern and some hilly inland areas, otherwise partly cloudy.
Thursday:  Morning showers across northeastern parishes. Partly cloudy afternoon.
Friday: Morning showers across northeastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers across southwestern, otherwise partly cloudy.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A Cold Front across southeastern Bahamas with an induced Trough across Hispaniola.
High Pressure Ridge Building across the Gulf of Mexico.

 

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