Tuesday 19 September, 2017

LOOP WEATHER REPORT

Loop Weather forecast at 5 am Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.

Comment…The High Pressure Ridge is expected to remain the significant feature until tomorrow when a Tropical Wave moves across the island.

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

 

TODAY'S FORECAST FOR SELECTED TOWNS AND CITIES

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 33 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 33 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 height… 0.5 metre.

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

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North coast and South coast… Northeasterly  10 to 15   knots. Wave heights…  1.5 metres.
Weather…Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Thursday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Friday: Mainly fair morning. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes. 
Saturday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Scattered  afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A Tropical Wave approaching the central Caribbean. 
Hurricane Jose is currently located 810 km east northeast of southeastern Bahamas.