Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Jamaica weather: partly cloudy and windy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, May 16, 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 and windy.
This Afternoon… Partly cloudy and windy especially across southern parishes.
Tonight… Partly cloudy.

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 32 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 31 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

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

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 to 2.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… 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… Partly cloudy and windy.

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

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Friday / Saturday / Sunday: Mainly sunny morning. Partly cloudy and windy during the  afternoon especially
across central and western parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features:
There is a Cold Front across the Bahamas.

 

 

 

 

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