Jamaica weather: partly cloudy skies set to dominate
Jamaica weather at 5am Wednesday, February 13, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Weakening High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.
Comment… The Ridge further weakens today. Thereafter, a Frontal Trough moves across the area Thursday through to Friday.
This Morning ... Partly cloudy across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
Afternoon… Showers across inland areas and western parishes.
Tonight… Partly cloudy.
Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 30 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... South Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… East Southeasterly, 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 metres.
OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast ....East Southeasterly, 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 metres
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.
3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning with isolated showers across eastern parishes. Showers with isolated thunderstorms
across central and western parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere.
Friday: Morning showers across eastern parishes. Partly cloudy afternoon.
Saturday: Mainly sunny morning. Partly cloudy afternoon.
Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Cold Front across the western Caribbean.