Monday 14 October, 2019

Jamaica weather: possible afternoon showers for some sections

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Friday, September 13, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A weak Trough across Jamaica.

Comment… The Trough weakens further today and a High Pressure Ridge builds temporarily across the island. Thereafter, another Tropical Wave will then move across the island  late on Sunday.
 
24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning
… Mainly sunny. 
This Afternoon… Possible showers and thunderstorms mainly across central and western parishes, otherwise partly cloudy. 
Tonight… Becoming fair.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 33 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 33 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…  East Northeasterly, 10 knots. Wave heights…  up 1.0 metre.
Tonight: Wind… Variable, 5 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… Becoming Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast... Easterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights... 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Weather… Partly cloudy p.m.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Saturday : Mainly sunny morning. Partly cloudy afternoon with possible showers and thunderstorms sections of across central and western parishes. Windy along the south coast.
Sunday / Monday : Morning showers across eastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across most parishes.


Other Current Regional Weather Features:
An area of Low Pressure moving very slowly across the central Bahamas has a high chance of developing into a Tropical Cyclone during the next 48 hours.
A Tropical Wave is approaching the eastern Caribbean.

 

 

 

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