Monday 21 October, 2019

Jamaica weather: scattered afternoon showers across most parishes

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, July 15, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division. 

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Tropical Wave east of Jamaica.

Comment… The Tropical Wave is expected to move across the island today. Additionally, there is a low level jet stream - a relatively narrow band of strong wind in the low levels of the atmosphere - across the central Caribbean.
  

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning... 
Partly cloudy and windy.
This Afternoon… Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Windy across southern parishes.
Tonight… Becoming fair.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 34 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 34 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…  East Northeasterly, 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Variable, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights…  2.0 to 2.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North Coast... Easterly, 20 knots. Wave heights... 2.0 metres.
South Coast... Easterly, 25 to 30 knots. Wave heights… 2.5 to 3.0 metres
Weather… Partly cloudy.

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

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning. Isolated showers and thunderstorms across central and western parishes.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy and windy during the morning. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across central and western parishes during the afternoon.
Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes during the afternoon.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is another Tropical Wave across the eastern Caribbean.

 

 

 

 

 

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