Sunday 9 December, 2018

Jamaica weather: scattered afternoon showers across most parishes

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

 

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Trough across Jamaica and the central Caribbean.

Comment…The Trough is expected to influence the weather conditions across the island for the next few days. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Partly cloudy across northeastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of most parishes. 
Tonight…Lingering showers across eastern parishes. 

 

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… 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...  South Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metre.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast....  Northeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Weather…Isolated showers and thunderstorms
 
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Thursday: Partly cloudy morning across northeastern parishes. Widely scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms across section of most parishes.
Friday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes. 
Saturday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of southern parishes. 

Other Current Regional Weather Feature
There is a Cold Front across the Gulf of Mexico.
There is a Tropical Wave across the southeastern Caribbean.

 

 

 

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