Monday 20 November, 2017

Jamaica weather: No respite from rain

Loop Weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

 

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…Trough across Jamaica and the western Caribbean.

Comment…The Trough is expected to linger across the island and the region for the next  for the next three days. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Mostly cloudy with widely scattered showers across sections of most parishes.
This Afternoon… Scattered showers and  thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Tonight…Lingering showers especially across northern and southeastern parishes.

 

TODAY'S FORECAST FOR SELECTED TOWNS AND CITIES

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 31 degrees Celsius.

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

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

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

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

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North coast and South coast… Easterly  15 to 20 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Weather…Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy morning with widely scattered showers across sections of northern and eastern parishes. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning with isolated showers across sections of northern and eastern parishes.. Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Friday:  Partly cloudy morning. Widely scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across northern parishes and hill areas elsewhere.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Cold Front just east of Florida and north of the Bahamas.