February 26, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)
Weather conditions will allow some cloudiness and few
showers to develop over Belize and the Caribbean.
Ambergris Caye, San Pedro and Caye Caulker will
experience for the next 24 hrs:
It will be mostly sunny today and cloudiness will
develop tonight and tomorrow morning along with
isolated showers. Temperature will reach high 80
degrees F after midday. Surface winds will blow 5 to
15 Kts from the Southeast then shift to the Northeast
tonight and tomorrow.. The sea state will be choppy.
The outlook is for continuing cloudy weather
conditions through Tuesday.
San Pedro Lagoon 0830 hrs
Wind (direction & speed)
East 5 Kts.
78 F /26 C
Western Caribbean & Yucatan:
STRONG EASTERLY TRADE WINDS WITH A GALE OFF THE COAST
OF COLOMBIA AND W PANAMA CONTINUE TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...CHANGE IS IN STORE AS THE TRADES BEGIN TO
WEAKEN AND SHOULD BE BELOW GALE FORCE LATER TODAY.
STRONG SUBSIDENCE AND VERY DRY AIR CONTINUE TO
DOMINATE THE CARIBBEAN WITH PATCHY LOW CLOUDS DOTTING
DEEP LAYERED MOISTURE WILL MOVE IN THE CARIBBEAN MON
WHEN THE COLD FRONT IN THE GULF CONTINUES TO MOVE S
GIVING THE W CARIBBEAN THE GREATEST CHANCE FOR SHOWERS
IN SOME TIME.
Central & Eastern Caribbean:
UPPER RIDGE EXTENDS FROM THE NW CARIBBEAN NEAR THE
CAYMAN ISLANDS INTO HE W ATLC ACROSS CENTRAL CUBA
GIVING MOST OF THE AREA EASTERLY UPPER FLOW.