Jamaica weather: possible showers in the forecast
Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, October 7, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A weak tropical wave east of Jamaica.
Comment… The tropical wave is projected to move across Jamaica today. Afterwards, a high pressure Ridge is expected to briefly build across the island. On Thursday, another tropical wave is expected to move across Jamaica.
This Morning… Partly cloudy. Possible isolated showers across eastern parishes.
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of northern and southeastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere.
Tonight… Partly cloudy. Lingering showers possible across eastern parishes.
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 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... Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… East Southeasterly, 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… Partly cloudy.
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.
3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across western parishes and hilly inland areas of other parishes, otherwise partly cloudy.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning eastern parishes, generally fair elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across southern parishes and hilly inland areas of northern parishes.
Thursday: Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across southern parishes and hilly inland areas of northern parishes.
Other Current Regional Weather Features
A trough remains across the northwestern Caribbean.
A tropical wave approaching the eastern Caribbean.
An area of low pressure across the north Atlantic has a medium chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 2 days.