Thursday 9 April, 2020

Jamaica weather: partly cloudy, windy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, February 17, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

Comment… The high pressure ridge is expected to remain across the island until Wednesday. Thereafter, a trough is expected to move into the vicinity of the island by Thursday. Additionally, a low-level jet stream is expected to bring windy conditions across the island for the next few days.


24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… 
Isolated showers across sections of northern and southeastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers across sections of central and western parishes, otherwise partly cloudy.
Tonight… Becoming 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, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly, 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 to 10  knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North Coast... East Northeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights ... 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
South Coast... East Northeasterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights... 2.0 to 2.5 metres.
Weather… Partly cloudy.

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

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Tuesday: Isolated morning showers across eastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers across sections of central and western parishes. Windy.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning. Isolated afternoon showers across sections of western parishes. Windy.
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning. Isolated afternoon showers across sections of central and western parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A dissipating Stationary Front across northern Bahamas. 
An area of Low Pressure across Panama. 

 

 

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