May 15, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)
Cloudy skies and hot weather continues over the North
West Caribbean, the Yucatan peninsula and Belize. Weak
instability will develop and produce scattered showers
and thundershowers over inland areas.
Ambergris Caye, San Pedro and Caye Caulker will
experience for the next 24 hrs:
Mainly high clouds will invade the skies today and
tonight and only isolated showers early morning.
The highest temperature will be near 90 degrees F
after midday. Today’s winds will be Easterly at 10 to
The sea state will be slight to light chop. Seas will
be 3 feet or less beyond the reef.
The outlook is for partly cloudy and hot weather with
a chance of isolated showers through Wednesday.
San Pedro Lagoon 0600 hrs
Wind (direction & speed)
East southeast 10 Kts.
NW CARIBBEAN UNDER A STREAM OF ADVECTED UPPER MOISTURE
BY HIGH PRES RIDGE CENTERED OVER N VENEZUELA.
MOISTURE TRIGGERING SCATTERED CONVECTION FROM YUCATAN
PENINSULA TO NICARAGUA ACROSS TO CUBA AND N OF
ANOTHER BAND OF MOISTURE OVER SW CARIBBEAN S OF 13N W
OF 70W PRODUCING BROKEN HIGH CLOUD COVERAGE WITH MORE
CONVECTION EXPECTED OVER VENEZUELA...COLOMBIA...AND SW
Central & Eastern Caribbean:
TRADEWINDS CONTINUE UNDER ITS CLIMATOLOGICAL MEAN AS
DIFFUSING COLD FRONT STALLS N OF GREATER ANTILLES
RELAXING PRES GRADIENT.