Thursday 20 February, 2020

Jamaica weather: scattered showers, partly cloudy

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, January 20, 2020 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A pre-frontal trough just west of Jamaica.

Comment… The pre- frontal trough will remain the significant feature until Wednesday, when a cold front associated with the trough is expected to move across the island.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Isolated showers across northern and eastern parishes. Partly cloudy elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and possible thunderstorms across central and western parishes. Partly cloudy elsewhere.
Tonight… Becoming fair.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 31 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 30 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… East Southeasterly, 5 to 10 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 10 to 15  knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 5 to 10 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast... East Northeasterly, 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)

Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning. Widely scattered afternoon showers across most parishes, with possible thunderstorms mainly across northern parishes.
Wednesday: Cloudy morning with widely scattered showers across western parishes. Mostly cloudy with showers and possible thunderstorms across most parishes during the afternoon.
Thursday: Isolated showers across eastern parishes. Partly cloudy elsewhere.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A cold front across the northern Bahamas.

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