Sunday 24 February, 2019

LOOP WEATHER REPORT: 4pm Forecast

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A Trough across the central Caribbean, and a Tropical Wave moving across Jamaica.

Comment… The Trough is expected to linger across the island for the next two days. Another Tropical Wave is expected to move across the island on Tuesday.

24-HOUR FORECAST
Tonight……   Becoming fair.
Tomorrow morning… Partly cloudy across eastern parishes.
Tomorrow afternoon …. Partly cloudy, with isolated showers across sections of western parishes. Windy across the south coast.

TOMORROW'S FORECAST FOR SELECTED TOWNS AND CITIES

Minimum temperature expected for Kingston today… 26 degrees Celsius.

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

MARINE FORECAST TONIGHT AND TOMORROW

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.
Tomorrow: Wind…   East Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights…  1.0 to 1.5 metres.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Tonight: Wind…Becoming Northerly 05 knots. Wave heights…  0.5 metre.
Tomorrow: Wind…Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights…   2.0 to 2.5 metres.

OFFSHORE Winds and Weather Tonight and Tomorrow
North Coast… Wind… Easterly 15 to 20 knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
South Coast… Wind… Easterly 20 to 25 knots. Wave heights… 2.0 to 2.5 metres.
Weather… Isolated showers.

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

3-DAY FORECAST (after tomorrow)

Tuesday: Morning showers across eastern parishes. Widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of most parishes. Windy along the south coast.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning across eastern parishes. Isolated afternoon showers across hilly inland areas. Windy mainly across southern parishes.
Thursday: Widely scattered afternoon showers across sections of central and western parishes. Windy across southern parishes.

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A Tropical Wave across the eastern Caribbean.

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