Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Jamaica weather: partly cloudy skies to dominate

 Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, April 2, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… Weaken High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.

Comment… The High Pressure Ridge weaken slightly today, but re-strengthens and remains across the island throughout most of this week.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Partly cloudy mainly across eastern parishes, sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers across sections of southern parishes and hilly inland areas, otherwise partly cloudy.
Tonight… Mainly fair.

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 31 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 30 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… Variable 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, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… up to 1.5 metres
Weather…Partly cloudy.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning northern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Scattered afternoon showers mainly across southwestern parishes. Windy
Thursday: Morning showers across eastern parishes. Scattered afternoon showers mainly across central and western parishes.
Friday: Partly cloudy morning with isolated showers. Scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across central and
northwestern parishes.


Other Current Regional Weather Features
A Stationary Front across the Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

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