Monday 19 November, 2018

Jamaica weather: widely scattered afternoon showers

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Thursday, September 6, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…  Trough across Jamaica and the western Caribbean.

Comment… The Trough should drift west away from the island through today. A High Pressure Ridge is then expected to briefly build across Jamaica on Friday.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
  Isolated showers across sections of eastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms especially across sections of central and western parishes. 
Tonight… Becoming fair.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 33 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 32 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

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

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...   Southeasterly, 20 knots. Wave heights… 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…Isolated thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)


Friday/Saturday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes.
Sunday: Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across most parishes.

Current Regional Weather Features
A Tropical Wave across the western Caribbean.