Thursday 25 April, 2019

Jamaica weather: mainly sunny to partly cloudy and windy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, December 26, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Trough across Jamaica.

Comment… As the Trough weakens today, a High Pressure Ridge is expected to build across the island on Thursday.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Isolated showers across northeastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
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, 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… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....Easterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 to 2.5 metres
Weather…Partly cloudy and windy.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
A Small Craft Warning remains in effect for offshore areas of the north and south 
coast due to strong winds and rough seas.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
Friday/ Saturday: Mainly sunny and windy. 

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a dissipating Stationary Front across the northern Caribbean.

 

 

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