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#207733 - 02/13/06 02:59 PM Local Weather 2/12- 2/18
San Pedro Daily Offline
February 13, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S FORECAST


A Cold Air mass is causing strong gusty winds and
stable weather conditions over Belize and the
Northwest Caribbean.

Ambergris Caye, San Pedro and Caye Caulker will
experience for the next 24 hrs:

Sunny skies today with brief cloudy breaks and clear
tonight. Temperature will reach a high around mid 70 F
after midday. Surface winds will be 15 to 25 Kts from
the Northwest. The sea state will be moderate to
rough.

The outlook is for fair and windy and cold weather
Thru Wednesday.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0730 hrs

Cloud
6/8 Stratocumulus
Wind (direction & speed)
West 15 kts
Air Temperature
60 F / 15 C
Humidity
72%
Tide level
0.37m
Precipitation
None

Western Caribbean & Yucatan:

A STRONG COLD FRONT CONTINUES TO PROPAGATE
SOUTHEASTWARD. IT PASSES THROUGH 32N63W TO 25N70W...TO
THE SOUTHERN BAHAMAS TO THE EASTERN TIP OF CUBA. THE
FRONT CONTINUES FROM CUBA TO CENTRAL JAMAICA TO
EXTREME NORTHEASTERN NICARAGUA...AND WESTWARD TO
NORTHWESTERN NICARAGUA...EL SALVADOR AND SOUTHERN
GUATEMALA.

OVERCAST MULTILAYERED CLOUDS AND POSSIBLE
PRECIPITATION ARE NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM THE COSTA
RICA/ PANAMA BORDER TO EASTERN JAMAICA AND THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE.

NORTHERLY WINDS FROM 20 KT TO 25 KT ARE USHERING IN
COLDER AIR BEHIND THE FRONT.

PATCHES OF LOW CLOUDS ARE DRIVEN TO THE
WEST/WEST-NORTHWEST BY MODERATE TRADE WINDS EAST OF
THE FRONT.



Central Caribbean:

A LARGE AND STRONG MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL RIDGE IS
ALONG A LINE FROM NORTHWESTERN VENEZUELA TO JUST EAST
OF BERMUDA.

STRONG SUBSIDENCE COVERS THE ENTIRE AREA EAST OF THE
FRONT.


Eastern Caribbean:

GLOBAL MODELS FORECAST THE FRONT TO CONTINUE TO MOVE
TO THE SOUTHEAST TOMORROW AND EXTEND FROM 32N55W TO
THE EASTERN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND FINALLY INTO THE
SOUTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA.

THE FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY AFTER THAT...AND IT
IS LIKELY TO DISSIPATE BY MID-WEEK.

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#207734 - 02/14/06 01:38 PM Re: Local Weather 2/12- 2/18
San Pedro Daily Offline
February 14, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S FORECAST


A Cold Air mass is causing record low temperatures and
strong northerly winds over Belize.

Ambergris Caye, San Pedro and Caye Caulker will
experience for the next 24 hrs:

Sunny skies today with brief cloudy breaks and clear
tonight. Temperature will reach about 70 F after
midday. Surface winds will be 15 to 25 Kts from the
North. The sea state will be moderate to rough.

** MARINE OPERATORS AND OTHER INTERESTS SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION BECAUSE OF STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH
SEAS OFFSHORE. **

The outlook is for fair and windy and cold weather
Through Wednesday.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0630 hrs

Cloud
1/8 Stratocumulus
Wind (direction & speed)
West 15 kts
Air Temperature
61 F / 16 C
Humidity
78%
Tide level
0.34m
Precipitation
None

Western Caribbean & Yucatan:

WIND DATA SHOW MIDDLE LEVEL ANTICYCLONIC FLOW
OCCURRING SOUTH OF THE GREATER ANTILLES BETWEEN 63W
AND CENTRAL AMERICA.

THE WIND FORECAST FOR THE AREA WEST OF THE FRONT IS
FOR NORTHERLY WINDS FROM 20 KT TO 30 KT AND SEAS FROM
8 FT TO 12 FT WITH THE HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SOUTH OF
17N.


Central Caribbean:

BROKEN TO OVERCAST MULTILAYERED CLOUDS AND POSSIBLE
PRECIPITATION ARE NORTHWEST OF 20N68W 14N75W
9N80W...WEST OF THE COLD FRONT WHICH PASSES THROUGH
20N72W TO HAITI NEAR 18N74W.

A STATIONARY FRONT CONTINUES FROM HAITI NEAR 18N74W TO
14N78W AND 10N81W. THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY FROM HAITI TO
THE COAST OF PANAMA SHOULD BECOME DIFFUSE TONIGHT OR
WED. STRONG ELY WINDS WITH LARGE SEAS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH WEEK THEN DECREASE BY THE WEEKEND.

TRADE WINDS OF AROUND 15 KT DOMINATE MOST OF THE
CENTRAL AND EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA BUT THEY WILL
STRENGTHEN IN A COUPLE DAYS AS THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY
WEAKENS.

THE STATIONARY FRONT FROM HAITI TO COSTA RICA WILL
DISSIPATE SLOWLY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WHILE THE
NORTHERN SEGMENT OF THE FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TUESDAY KEEPING THE
CLOUDINESS/SHOWER ACTIVITY OVER HISPANIOLA.

Eastern Caribbean:

TRADE WINDS OF AROUND 15 KT DOMINATE MOST OF THE
CENTRAL AND EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA.

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL DRY AIR COVERS THE ENTIRE AREA.

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#207735 - 02/15/06 03:08 PM Re: Local Weather 2/12- 2/18
San Pedro Daily Offline
February 15, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S FORECAST


A dissipating Frontal Trough is producing light rain
and mild temperatures and easterly winds over Belize.

Ambergris Caye, San Pedro and Caye Caulker will
experience for the next 24 hrs:

It will be cloudy to overcast today and tonight.
Temperature will reach upper 70 F after midday.
Surface winds will be 5 to 15 Kts from the East to
East-southeast. The sea state will be light chop to
choppy.

The outlook is for a return to fair weather on
Thursday.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0630 hrs

Cloud
8/8 Stratocumulus
Wind (direction & speed)
East Southeast 10 kts
Air Temperature
72 F / 22 C
Humidity
80%
Tide level
0.35m
Precipitation
Intermittent Light Rain (AM)

Western Caribbean & Yucatan:

BROKEN TO OVERCAST MULTILAYERED CLOUDS AND POSSIBLE
PRECIPITATION ARE NORTHWEST OF THE STATIONARY FRONT.

THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY MAY DISSIPATE DURING THE NEXT 24
TO 36 HOURS.


Central & Eastern Caribbean:

THE STATIONARY FRONT CONTINUES FROM THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
THROUGH 32N52W TO 27N60W TO 20N69W...ACROSS HISPANIOLA
TO 14N79W...CURVING TO 9N80W.

THE TRADE WINDS WILL REMAIN FROM MODERATE TO STRONG
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AS A SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
CENTER CURRENTLY NEAR FLORIDA SETTLES TO THE NORTH OF
THE ISLANDS.

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL DRY AIR COVERS THE ENTIRE AREA.

WIND DATA SHOW MIDDLE LEVEL EASTERLY AND NORTHEASTERLY
FLOW.

TRADE WINDS OF AROUND 15 KT DOMINATE MOST OF THE
CENTRAL AND EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA.

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL DRY AIR COVERS THE ENTIRE AREA.

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#207736 - 02/16/06 03:01 PM Re: Local Weather 2/12- 2/18
San Pedro Daily Offline
February 16, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S FORECAST


A dissipating Frontal Trough is producing cloudy skies
and fair weather and easterly winds over Belize.

Ambergris Caye, San Pedro and Caye Caulker will
experience for the next 24 hrs:

It will be cloudy with some clear breaks today and
tonight. Temperature will reach mid 80 F after midday.
Surface winds will be 5 to 15 Kts from the East to
East-southeast. The sea state will be light chop.

The outlook is for a return to fair weather
conditions.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0830 hrs

Cloud
7/8 Stratocumulus
Wind (direction & speed)
Variable & Light
Air Temperature
79 F / 26 C
Humidity
84%
Tide level
0.46m
Precipitation
None

Western Caribbean & Yucatan:

A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH...WHICH MOST PROBABLY IS THE
REMNANT OF THE OLD SOUTHERN END OF THE COLD
FRONT...NOW IS ALONG 82W/83W SOUTH OF 21N.

THE SOUTHERN END OF THIS TROUGH CURRENTLY ALONG
83W/84W IS RIGHT UP AGAINST THE COAST OF NICARAGUA AND
IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE LATER TODAY.



Central & Eastern Caribbean:

THE MIDDLE LEVEL FLOW IS PURELY EASTERLY. BROAD MIDDLE
TO UPPER LEVEL ANTICYCLONIC FLOW AND DRY AIR COVER THE
AREA.

STRONG ELY WINDS CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE CARIBBEAN
ESPECIALLY NEAR THE COAST OF COLOMBIA.

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#207737 - 02/17/06 02:29 PM Re: Local Weather 2/12- 2/18
San Pedro Daily Offline
February 17, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S FORECAST


Fair and stable weather conditions and easterly winds
over Belize.

Ambergris Caye, San Pedro and Caye Caulker will
experience for the next 24 hrs:

It will be mostly sunny today and clear tonight.
Temperature will reach upper 80 F after midday.
Surface winds will be 10 to 20 Kts from the East to
East-southeast. The sea state will be light chop to
choppy.

The outlook is for continuing fair weather conditions.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0730 hrs
Cloud
2/8 Stratocumulus
Wind (direction & speed)
East southeast 10 Kts.
Air Temperature
78 F / 25 C
Humidity
84%
Tide level
0.46m
Precipitation
None

Western Caribbean & Yucatan:

UPPER RIDGE AXIS EXTENDS FROM THE UPPER HIGH OVER
SOUTHERN MEXICO NEAR 17N92W SOUTHWESTWARDS TO OVER
SOUTH AMERICA NEAR 9N76W GIVING THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN
A NW UPPER FLOW.

Central Caribbean:

STRONG SUBSIDENCE AND DRY UPPER AIR COVERS THE ENTIRE
AREA LEAVING ONLY
SCATTERED LOW LEVEL CLOUDS BROUGHT IN WITH THE TRADES.


MODERATE/STRONG E TRADE WINDS ARE ACROSS THE AREA WITH
A GALE WARNING OFF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA. GALE WARNING
WILL REMAIN UNTIL SAT MORNING WHEN THE TRADES BEGIN TO
WEAKEN.

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#207738 - 02/18/06 02:34 PM Re: Local Weather 2/12- 2/18
San Pedro Daily Offline
February 18, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S FORECAST


Fair and stable weather conditions and easterly winds
over Belize.

Ambergris Caye, San Pedro and Caye Caulker will
experience for the next 24 hrs:

It will be mostly sunny today and clear tonight.
Temperature will reach upper 80 F after midday.
Surface winds will be 10 to 20 Kts from the East to
East-southeast. The sea state will be light chop to
choppy.

The outlook is for continuing fair weather conditions.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0730 hrs
Cloud
1/8 Cumulus
Wind (direction & speed)
East 12 Kts.
Air Temperature
76 F / 24 C
Humidity
69%
Tide level
0.47m
Precipitation
None

Western Caribbean & Yucatan:

THE UPPER RIDGE OVER THE GULF COVERS THE W CARIBBEAN W
OF 78W.

THIS LOW LEVEL MOISTURE IS POOLING OVER W PANAMA/COSTA
RICA GIVING THE AREA OFF SHORE OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS
WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS S OF 11N W OF 80W.

A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE N OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN
MODERATE TO STRONG E TRADES ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH
THE WEEKEND INTO THE FIRST PORTION OF NEXT WEEK.

Central Caribbean:

AN UPPER TROUGH OVER THE W ATLC DIPS S COVERING THE
REMAINDER OF THE CARIBBEAN E OF 78W WITH THE AXIS
ACROSS HISPANIOLA NEAR 19N70W TO COLOMBIA/PANAMA
BORDER.

STRONG SUBSIDENCE AND DRY UPPER AIR COVERS THE ENTIRE
CARIBBEAN WITH VERY DRY AIR ACROSS THE S/CENTRAL
PORTION.

DUE TO THE STRONG SUBSIDENCE AND DRY UPPER AIR ALREADY
IN PLACE...ONLY ISOLATED PATCHES OF SCATTERED LOW
CLOUDS ARE ACROSS THE AREA.

Eastern Caribbean:

THIS IS LEAVING THE REMAINDER OF THE CARIBBEAN WITH
MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WITH RATHER WARM TEMPERATURES.

STRONG E TRADE WINDS ARE BELOW GALE FORCE...BUT STILL
RATHER GUSTY. NO BIG CHANGES ARE IN STORE FOR THE
CARIBBEAN THIS WEEKEND.

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