Loop Weather Report: Morning forecast
SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.
Comment…The High Pressure Ridge is expected to remain across the island until tomorrow morning. A Trough induced by Hurricane Irma is then expected to move across Jamaica late Thursday evening into Saturday.
This Morning… Mainly sunny.
This Afternoon…Isolated showers across sections of central and western parishes.
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 10 to 15 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 to 1.5 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly 05 knots. Wave height… 0.5 metre.
INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind... Southeasterly, 15 to 20 knots. Wave height… 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave height… 0.5 metre.
OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North coast and South coast… Easterly 10 knots. Wave heights… 1.0 metre.
MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.
3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)
Thursday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers across southwestern parishes.
Friday/Saturday: Mostly cloudy with widely scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Other Current Regional Weather Features
Category 5 Hurricane Irma is moving west-northwest across the northern Leeward Islands.
Tropical Storm Katia is meandering in the Gulf of Mexico.