Friday 20 October, 2017

LOOP WEATHER REPORT

Loop Weather forecast at 4pm Thursday, October 12, 2017.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… Weak High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica

Comment…  The High Pressure Ridge is expected to linger across Jamaica for the remainder of weekend. Thereafter, a Trough will become the dominant feature.
24-HOUR FORECAST
Tonight… Partly cloudy.
Tomorrow morning… Partly cloudy.
Tomorrow afternoon… Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly across sections of most parishes.

 

TOMORROW'S FORECAST FOR SELECTED TOWNS AND CITIES

 

Minimum temperature expected for Kingston tonight… 26 degrees Celsius.

Minimum temperature expected for Montego Bay tonight… 25 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TONIGHT AND TOMORROW

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly 5 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.
Tomorrow: Wind…  East Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…up to 1.5 metre.
    
INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave height… 0.5 metre.
Tomorrow: Wind…Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights…   2.0 metres.
    
OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North coast and South coast… Southeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave height… 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Weather… Scattered showers and Thunderstorms. 

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

 

3-DAY FORECAST (after tomorrow)

Monday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes  Widely scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy morning. Scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Wednesday: Scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms across most parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features: 
Hurricane Nate Nate is heading towards the mouth of the Mississippi River.