Monday 17 June, 2019

Jamaica weather: mainly sunny to windy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Friday, May 17, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.

Comment… The High Pressure Ridge is expected to remain across Jamaica over the next few days.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… 
Mainly sunny.
This Afternoon… Partly cloudy and windy with isolated showers mainly across western parishes.
Tonight… Partly cloudy becoming fair.

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 32 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 32 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…   Northeasterly, 15 to 20  knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0  metres.
Tonight: Wind… Easterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 22 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 to 2.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… becoming 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… Mainly fair.

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

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Saturday: Mainly sunny morning. Widely scattered afternoon showers across central and western parishes.
Sunday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Scattered  showers across most parishes during afternoon
continuing into the evening.
Monday:Partly cloudy morning across northeastern parishes.Scattered afternoon showers across most parishes.
 
Other Current Regional Weather Features:
There is a Stationary Front across the Bahamas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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