Saturday 24 August, 2019

Jamaica weather: widely scattered afternoon showers

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, January 29, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…  A Stationary Front just west of Jamaica.  

Comment… The Stationary Front will remain just west of the island and will dissipate by late Wednesday evening.

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Isolated showers across sections of northern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across northern parishes and hilly inland areas of southeastern parishes
Tonight… Partly cloudy

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 30 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 30 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind… East Northeasterly, 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights…  0.5 to 1.0 metre.
Tonight: Wind… East Southeasterly 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights…  0.5 to 1.0 metre.


INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres
Tonight: Wind… East Southeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5  metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North Coast... South Southeasterly 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights... up to 1.0 metre. 
South Coast ...Southeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres
Weather… Isolated showers.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
A Small Craft Warning is in effect for inshore south coast and offshore areas of the north and south coasts due to strong winds and rough seas in the vicinity of Thunderstorms.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)


Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning. Afternoon showers mainly across sections of northern and hilly inland areas. Cool.
Thursday: Isolated afternoon showers mainly across sections of western and hilly inland areas.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning across northern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers across sections of northern and southeastern parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A High Pressure Ridge across the eastern Caribbean.

 

 

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