Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Jamaica weather: scattered afternoon showers, windy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by the Meteorological Service of Jamaica.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…   A Tropical Wave moving across Jamaica. 

Comment… The Tropical Wave is expected to be west of Jamaica by this afternoon. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… Isolated showers and thunderstorms. 
This Afternoon …  Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across central and western parishes. Windy conditions across southern parishes.
Tonight: Becoming fair. 

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…  Easterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights…   1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… East Southeasterly, 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… Becoming Northerly, 5 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South coast....  Easterly, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights…  2.0 to 2.5 metres.
Weather…Isolated showers and thunderstorms. 

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
A small craft warning remains in effect for inshore and offshore areas of the north and south coasts due to strong winds and rough seas.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Thursday: Mainly sunny and hazy morning. Isolated afternoon showers across western parishes.
Friday:   Isolated morning showers across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers across central and western parishes. 
Saturday: Isolated showers during the afternoon. 

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