Friday 10 July, 2020

Jamaica weather: partly cloudy and hazy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, June 29, 2020 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A weak trough across Jamaica.

Comment… The trough is expected to remain across the island over the next few days. Additionally, a tropical wave is expected to move across Jamaica on Wednesday.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning
… Fair and hazy.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers and thunderstorms mainly across southwestern parishes, otherwise partly cloudy and hazy.
Tonight… Becoming fair.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 34 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 34 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

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

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast... Easterly, 15 to 20  knots. Wave heights... 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Weather… Fair and hazy.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning. Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms mainly across northern parishes.
Thursday: Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of northern parishes, otherwise partly cloudy.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A tropical wave across the eastern Caribbean.
A high pressure ridge across the Gulf of Mexico.

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