Thursday 12 December, 2019

Jamaica weather: showers for some areas as tropical wave approaches

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, July 23, 2019 by the Meteorological Service of Jamaica.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Trough across Jamaica.

Comment… The Trough is expected to linger across Jamaica for the next three days, while a Tropical Wave is expected to move across the island late this afternoon.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning... 
Partly cloudy across sections of eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across central and western parishes, and isolated showers across hilly inland areas elsewhere.
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…  East 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… Becoming Northerly 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast... Easterly, 15 to 25 knots. Wave heights... 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather…Isolated showers

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
A Small Craft Warning remains in effect for offshore areas of the south coast due to strong winds and rough seas.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across central and western parishes
Thursday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across central and western parishes.
Friday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across western parishes and hilly inland areas elsewhere. 

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Tropical Wave south of Hispaniola.

 

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