Jamaica weather: mainly sunny to windy
Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, April 15, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.
Comment… The High Pressure Ridge will linger across the island until late Monday afternoon. Thereafter, a Trough will become the dominant feature.
This Morning… Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers across sections of northwestern parishes and hilly inland areas elsewhere. Windy mainly across southern coastal areas.
Tonight… Becoming 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… East Northeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.
INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind... Southeasterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 to 2.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Becoming Northeasterly, 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 metre.
OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....East Southeasterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… up to 2.5 metres
Weather… Isolated showers
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
A Small Craft Warning is in effect for inshore and offshore areas of the south coast due to strong winds and rough seas.
3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning across northeastern parishes. Widely scattered afternoon showers across sections of northern parishes and hilly inland areas of southern parishes.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers mainly across central and western parishes.
Thursday: Isolated morning showers across sections of northern parishes. Widely scattered afternoon showers across sections of most parishes
Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Cold Front across the extreme western Caribbean