Sunday 21 July, 2019

Jamaica weather: widely scattered showers in the forecast

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE…  6:00 a.m. Marine Forecast

Comment… The Trough will remain the dominant feature for the next two days. 

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning…
 Look for partly cloudy skies with isolated showers mainly over section of northern parishes. 
This Afternoon… Expect widely scattered showers across sections of most parishes.
Tonight… Partly cloudy.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 31 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 31 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…    Northeasterly, 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… 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 Northeasterly, 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 to 1.0 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
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning across northeastern parishes. Widely scattered afternoon showers across sections of most parishes.
Thursday:   Partly cloudy morning across northeastern parishes.  Isolated afternoon showers mainly across sections
of northern parishes and hilly inland areas of southern parishes.
Friday:  Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers mainly across western parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
There is a Cold Front across the Atlantic extending to the Bahamas then becoming stationary over western Caribbean.

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