Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Jamaica weather: some areas to get showers

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…   A Trough across Jamaica.

Comment…  The Trough will remain across the island until Friday when a Tropical Wave is expected to move into the vicinity and influence the weather conditions across the island.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… 
Showers across sections of northeastern parishes.
This Afternoon… Isolated and thunderstorms mainly across sections of central and western parishes. Windy along southern coastal areas.
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…   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, 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 to 2.5 metres
Tonight: Wind…  Northerly, 05 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 south coast and offshore areas of the north coast due to strong winds and rough seas.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)


Thursday: Mainly sunny morning. Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Friday:  Morning showers across sections of eastern parishes. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across most parishes. 
Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.

Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Tropical Wave across the eastern Caribbean.