Friday 10 July, 2020

Jamaica weather: isolated afternoon showers for some parishes

Jamaica weather forecast at 5am Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by the Meteorological Service Division.

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A trough across Jamaica.

Comment…  The trough is expected to remain across the island over the next few days. .

24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… 
Partly cloudy and hazy.
This Afternoon…Isolated showers and thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes, partly cloudy elsewhere
Tonight… Partly cloudy.

 

Maximum temperature expected for Kingston today… 34 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperature expected for Montego Bay today… 34 degrees Celsius.

 

MARINE FORECAST TODAY AND TONIGHT
 

INSHORE ON THE NORTH COAST
Today: Wind…   East Northeasterly, 15 to 20  knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Southeasterly 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

INSHORE ON THE SOUTH COAST
Today: Wind...  Southeasterly, 15 to 20  knots. Wave heights… 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Tonight: Wind… Northerly, 05 knots. Wave heights… 0.5 metre.

OFFSHORE WINDS AND WEATHER
North and South Coast... East Northeasterly, 15 to 20  knots. Wave heights... 1.5 to 2.0 metres.
Weather…Partly cloudy and hazy.

MARINE WARNING MESSAGE
None at this time.

 

3-DAY FORECAST (starting tomorrow)

Wednesday: Partly cloudy morning with isolated showers across eastern parishes. Widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms across sections of central and western parishes.
Thursday: Partly cloudy morning. Isolated afternoon showers and possible thunderstorms across western parishes.
Friday: Mainly sunny morning. Isolated afternoon showers and possible thunderstorms across western parishes and hilly inland areas. Expect windy conditions along the south coast. 

Other Current Regional Weather Features
A tropical wave across the eastern Caribbean.
A high pressure ridge across the Gulf of Mexico. 

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