Thursday 21 November, 2019

Jamaica weather: more rain expected amid tropical wave

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, October 21, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A tropical wave is currently moving across Jamaica.

Comment… The tropical wave will continue to affect the island today. A trough will then become the dominant feature for the next few days.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning
… Generally cloudy with showers and thunderstorms across southern and eastern parishes.
This Afternoon… Scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Tonight… Lingering showers and thunderstorms across western parishes.

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…  East- Northeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

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

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast... Easterly, 15 knots. Wave heights...1.5 metres.
Weather… Showers and thunderstorms

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorm across sections of most parishes.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning. Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms mainly across southern parishes. Windy conditions mainly across northern parishes.
Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a frontal system across the Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

 

 

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