Jamaica weather: scattered afternoon showers in the forecast
Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, August 22, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.
SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A weak Trough across Jamaica.
Comment… The Trough will remain across Jamaica today. A Tropical wave is expected to move across the island tomorrow.
This Morning… Isolated showers across eastern parishes.
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of northern and southwestern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere.
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… up 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… up to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Becoming Northerly, 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 metre.
OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast... Easterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights... up to 2.0 metres.
Weather… p.m. Thunderstorms
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.
3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Friday: Partly cloudy morning. Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms across most parishes during the afternoon.
Saturday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers and possible thunderstorms across western parishes.
Sunday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers and possible thunderstorms across western parishes. Windy along coastal areas.
Other Current Regional Weather Features
A Tropical Wave just east of Puerto Rico.