Monday 10 December, 2018

Jamaica weather: mainly sunny to partly cloudy

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

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.

Comment… The High Pressure Ridge should remain across Jamaica until late this evening when a Pre-Frontal Trough is expected to move across the island.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
Mainly sunny. 
This Afternoon… Isolated afternoon showers across sections of western parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere. 
Tonight…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…   Northeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.0 to 1.5  metre.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....Easterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres
Weather… Partly cloudy. 

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time. 

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Thursday: Partly cloudy morning northeastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Partly cloudy afternoon.
Friday: Partly cloudy morning northeastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers across section of central and western parishes.
Saturday: Mainly sunny morning.  Partly cloudy afternoon. 

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

 

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