Sunday 15 December, 2019

Jamaica weather: cool conditions, evening showers to persist

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, November 19, 2019 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… Frontal Trough across Jamaica.

Comment… The Frontal Trough will continue to influence the weather across the island today through to Wednesday. Expect cool and at times cloudy conditions to persist, with periods of showers and isolated thunderstorms especially late afternoon into evening. Thereafter, a Tropical Wave is to move across the island.

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 31 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 29 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today and Tonight: Wind…  Northerly to Variable, 05 knots. Wave heights…  0.5 to 1.0 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today and Tonight: Wind...  Variable, 05 knots. Wave heights…  0.5 to 1.0 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North Coast... Northerly, 05 to 10 knots. Wave heights... 0.5 to 1.0 metre.
South Coast... Southerly 5 to 10 knots. Wave heights... 0.5 to 1.0 metre.
Weather…Partly cloudy / p.m. isolated showers and thunderstorms.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday: Morning showers across northern and southwestern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere. Afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes.
Thursday: Morning showers across north-central and eastern parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere. Isolated afternoon showers across sections of southern parishes and possible isolated thunderstorms across hilly inland areas. Windy along the south coast .
Friday: Partly cloudy morning across northeastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere. Partly cloudy afternoon with possible isolated showers and thunderstorms across northern parishes and hilly inland areas. 


Other Current Regional Weather Features
An area of Low Pressure east-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands has a high chance of development into a Tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours.

 

 

 

 

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