Thursday 15 November, 2018

Jamaica weather: partly cloudy to widely scattered showers

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…   A Trough across Jamaica.

Comment…  The Trough is expected to linger across Jamaica for another few days.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Partly cloudy morning especially across eastern parishes. 
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across sections of central and western parishes. 
Tonight… Becoming fair.

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 32 degrees Celsius.

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

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…   East 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, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 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…Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
There are no warnings at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)


Thursday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes.  Widely scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms across most parishes. 
Friday: Widely scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms especially across central and western parishes. 
Saturday: Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across most parishes, especially eastern parishes. 


Current Regional Weather Features
Tropical Storm Isaac is located about 805 km east of Martinique.