Monday 21 October, 2019

Jamaica weather: scattered afternoon showers for some areas

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, October 10, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Broad Trough across the central Caribbean.

Comment… The Trough should remain across the region over the next few days. An area of Low Pressure is projected to develop across the southwestern Caribbean over the weekend, and is expected to result in increased rainfall activity across Jamaica on Sunday.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning
… Partly cloudy.
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms mainly across sections of central and western parishes.
Tonight… Partly cloudy. Possible lingering showers across southern 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 knots. Wave heights…  1.0 metre.
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… Becoming Northerly, 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)

Friday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes, mainly fair elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes.
Saturday: Partly cloudy morning across northeastern parishes, mainly fair elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across western parishes and hilly inland areas, partly cloudy elsewhere.
Sunday: Cloudy. Afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms expected across the island. Gusty winds likely.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A Tropical Wave across the western Caribbean.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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