Thursday 15 November, 2018

Jamaica weather: possible afternoon thunderstorms in the south

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, November 10, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… Trough across Jamaica. 

Comment… A Tropical Wave across the central Caribbean is expected to drift across the island today. A Trough is expected to remain in the vicinity of the island for the next few days. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Isolated showers across northeastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers and possible thunderstorms mainly across sections of southern parishes.
Tonight…Becoming fair.

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 32 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 31 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… Southeasterly 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  South Southeasterly, 10 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast.... East Northeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Weather…Partly cloudy.
 
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time. 

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Friday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers mainly across central parishes. 
Saturday; Widely scattered morning showers across northeastern parishes. Widely scattered afternoon showers across most parishes. 
Sunday: Intermittent morning showers across northern parishes. Isolated activity across southern parishes during the afternoon. 

Other Current Regional Weather Feature

There is a Broad Trough across the eastern Caribbean.
A Stationary Front across the northern Gulf of Mexico.