Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Jamaica weather: mainly sunny to partly cloudy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… Tropical Wave across Jamaica

Comment… The Tropical Wave moves across the island today, after which a High Pressure Ridge quickly builds late afternoon and accompanied by a Low-Level Jet Stream. Expect windy conditions mainly across southern parishes beginning on this afternoon. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning
… Partly cloudy across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Partly cloudy with possible isolated showers and thunderstorms across sections of northern and southwestern parishes.
Tonight… Becoming fair.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 33 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 33 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…  East Northeasterly, 15 knots. Wave heights…  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… Becoming Northerly 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast... Easterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights... up to 2.5 metres.
Weather… Partly cloudy p.m.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Partly cloudy afternoon with possible isolated showers and thunderstorms mainly across western and north-central parishes. Windy across the island.
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers and possible thunderstorms across western parishes. Windy mainly across southern parishes.
Friday: Morning showers across eastern parishes. Afternoon showers and thunderstorms mainly across inland areas and western parishes.
Windy across the island.


Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Tropical Wave approaching the eastern Caribbean.

 

 

 

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