Friday 21 September, 2018

Jamaica weather: widely scattered afternoon showers

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…   A Trough across Jamaica.

Comment…  The Trough is expected to linger across Jamaica for the next few days.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Partly cloudy. 
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across sections of central and western parishes. 
Tonight… Becoming fair.

 

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 32 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, 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…Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
There are no warnings at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)


Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning across easter parishes. Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms across most parishes.
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning across easter parishes. Scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms across most parishes. 
Friday: Widely scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms across most parishes.

Current Regional Weather Features
Tropical Storm Isaac located 1420 km east of the Lesser Antilles.
An area of disturbed weather across the northwestern Caribbean Sea has a medium chance of development over the next 5 days.