Saturday 21 September, 2019

Jamaica weather: widely scattered afternoon showers

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… Trough across Jamaica and the central Caribbean.

Comment… The Trough is expected to lingers across island until late Wednesday evening. Thereafter, a High Pressure Ridge will become the dominant feature.

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

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 31 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, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… East Southeasterly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

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

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast .... East Northeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Weather…Isolated showers.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday :  Partly cloudy morning across northern parishes. Widely scattered afternoon showers.
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers mainly across hilly inland areas, otherwise partly cloudy.
Friday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers across northern parishes, otherwise partly cloudy.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a High Pressure Ridge across the Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

 

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