Thursday 9 July, 2020

Jamaica weather: mainly sunny to windy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, June 3, 2020 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A  high pressure ridge across Jamaica. 

Comment…The high pressure ridge will remain within the vicinity of the island for the next few days. Windy conditions are expected to persist especially across southern parishes.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning
… Mainly sunny.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers and thunderstorms across hilly inland areas and western parishes, otherwise partly cloudy. Windy.
Tonight… Partly cloudy.

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, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights…  2.0 to 2.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly, 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 to 2.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind…  East southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast...Easterly, 25 to 30 knots. Wave Heights... 2.5 to 3.0 metres.
Weather…Partly cloudy.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
A small craft warning remains in effect for inshore and offshore areas of the north and south coasts due to strong winds and rough seas.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Thursday: Partly cloudy morning with isolated afternoon showers across western parishes. Windy
Friday / Saturday: Mainly sunny with possible isolated afternoon showers across western parishes. windy. 

Other Current Regional Weather Features:
Frontal System across The Bahamas extending into the western Atlantic.
Tropical Storm Cristobal in the Bay of Campeche. 

 

 

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