Monday 10 August, 2020

Jamaica weather: showers, cloudy conditions anticipated this afternoon

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Monday, July 6, 2020 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A trough across Jamaica.

Comment… The trough is expected to remain across the island over the next few days. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… 
Partly cloudy.
This Afternoon… Cloudy with showers across sections of most parishes and thunderstorms across hilly inland areas.
Tonight… Partly cloudy.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 34 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 34 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…  Northeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights…  1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… 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)

Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning with possible isolated showers across eastern parishes. Afternoon showers and thunderstorm across central and western parishes. 
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning. Partly cloudy afternoon with showers and thunderstorms mainly across sections of central and western parishes. 
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning with isolated showers across eastern and south-central parishes. Cloudy with afternoon showers and thunderstorms mainly across northern and south-western parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features:
A tropical wave approaching the central Caribbean.
Tropical Depression Five has developed into Tropical Storm Edouard and is located 855 km south of Cape Race, Newfoundland. 

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