Saturday 21 September, 2019

Jamaica weather: scattered showers for most parishes

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

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

Comment…  The Trough is expected to remain across the region for the next few days.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning..... 
Possible showers across sections of eastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere.
This  Afternoon … Scattered showers and thunderstorms across most parishes.
Tonight… Partly cloudy.

 

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…  1.0 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… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast... Easterly, 15 knots. Wave heights... up to 1.5 metres.
Weather… Thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms mainly across northern parishes and hilly inland areas.
Thursday/Friday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms mainly across central and western parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
Tropical Storm Gabrielle remains across the open Atlantic Ocean.

 

 

 

 

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