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#207799 - 05/23/06 02:48 PM Lacal Forecast 5/23- 5/29
San Pedro Daily Offline
May 23, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S WEATHER

Cloudy to overcast skies and unstable conditions will
produce occasional showers over Belize and the Western
Caribbean. Unstable conditions are also affecting
Central America and Western Cuba.

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

Cloudy skies today and tonight and isolated showers
during the late afternoon and early morning

The highest temperature will be near 86 degrees F
after midday.

Today’s winds will be East southeasterly at 5 to
16Kts.

The sea state will be light chop. Seas will be 4 to 6
feet beyond the reef.

The outlook is for partly cloudy and showery weather
through Thursday.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0730 hrs
Cloud
8/8 Altostratus
Wind (direction & speed)
Southeast 8Kts.
Tide level
0.64 m
Precipitation
None

Western Caribbean:

SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION IS
INLAND OVER GUATEMALA AND BELIZE FROM 16N-18N BETWEEN
88W-90W.

SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION IS
INLAND OVER W COLOMBIA FROM 6N-8N BETWEEN 74W-76W.

SW FLOW WITH CONSIDERABLE MOISTURE IS OVER CENTRAL
AMERICA AND THE W CARIBBEAN SEA W OF 82W.
EXPECT...CUBA...THE W CARIBBEAN AND CENTRAL AMERICA TO
HAVE CONVECTION AND SCATTERED SHOWERS FOR THE NEXT 24
HOURS.


Central & Eastern Caribbean:

PATCHES OF SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE OVER THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF HISPANIOLA...AND CUBA.

MODERATE TRADEWINDS ARE PRODUCING MOSTLY FAIR WEATHER
OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA.

IN THE UPPER LEVELS... AN ANTICYCLONIC CIRCULATION IS
CENTERED OVER HISPANIOLA NEAR 20N72W. ANTICYCLONIC
FLOW AN STRONG SUBSIDENCE COVERS THE CARIBBEAN SEA E
OF 82W.

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#207800 - 05/24/06 01:47 PM Re: Lacal Forecast 5/23- 5/29
San Pedro Daily Offline
May 24, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S WEATHER

Unstable conditions are producing cloudy to overcast
skies and scattered showers over Belize, particularly
in the Gulf of Honduras and over the Western
Caribbean. Unstable conditions are also similarly
affecting Central America and Western Cuba.

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

Cloudy to overcast skies today and tonight. Showers
will develop during late afternoon and early morning.

The highest temperature will be near 84 degrees F
after midday.

Today’s winds will be Easterly at 8 to 18Kts.

The sea state will be choppy. Seas will be 4 to 6
feet beyond the reef.

The outlook is for cloudy and showery weather through
Friday.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0630 hrs
Cloud
8/8 Altostratus
Wind (direction & speed)
East 8Kts.
Tide level
0.59 m
Precipitation
None

Western Caribbean:

SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION IS
OVER THE GULF OF HONDURAS FROM 16N-18N BETWEEN
87W-89W...ALONG THE COAST OF NICARAGUA FROM 11N-13N
BETWEEN 82W-84W...AND ALONG THE COAST OF N COLOMBIA
FROM 8N-10N BETWEEN 76W-79W.

SW FLOW WITH CONSIDERABLE MOISTURE IS OVER CENTRAL
AMERICA AND THE W CARIBBEAN SEA W OF 82W.

EXPECT...CUBA...THE W CARIBBEAN AND CENTRAL AMERICA TO
HAVE CONVECTION AND SCATTERED SHOWERS FOR THE NEXT 24
HOURS.


Central & Eastern Caribbean:

MODERATE TRADEWINDS ARE PRODUCING MOSTLY FAIR WEATHER
OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA.

IN THE UPPER LEVELS... AN ANTICYCLONIC CIRCULATION IS
CENTERED OVER THE LEEWARD ISLANDS NEAR 17N64W.

ANTICYCLONIC FLOW AND STRONG SUBSIDENCE COVERS THE
CARIBBEAN SEA N OF 12N AND E OF 82W.

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#207801 - 05/25/06 02:52 PM Re: Lacal Forecast 5/23- 5/29
San Pedro Daily Offline
May 25, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S WEATHER

Unstable conditions and a Tropical Wave are producing
cloudy to overcast skies and scattered showers and
thundershowers over Belize, as the wave moves into
Guatemala ands Southern Yucatan. Unstable conditions
are also similarly affecting Central America and
Western Cuba.

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

Cloudy to overcast skies today and tonight. Scattered
showers and thundershowers will develop today.

The highest temperature will be near 82 degrees F
after midday.

Today’s winds will be variable at times but mainly
Easterly at 10 to 20Kts with higher gusts in
thundershowers.

The sea state will be choppy. Seas will be 4 to 6
feet beyond the reef.

**SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE
CAUTION DUE TO GUSTY WINDS AND MODERATE TO ROUGH SEAS
IN THE VICINITY OF THE HEAVY SHOWERS**

The outlook is for slow improvement in cloudy and
showery weather through Friday.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0730 hrs
Cloud
8/8 Nimbostratus
Wind (direction & speed)
West 10Kts.
Tide level
0.63 m
Precipitation
Intermittent Thundershowers

Western Caribbean:

A BAND OF UPPER LEVEL SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS...WIND
SPEEDS RANGE FROM 20 KT TO 45 KT ACCORDING TO
SATELLITE DERIVED WIND DATA...ARE WITHIN 250 NM ON
EITHER SIDE OF THE LINE FROM NORTHERN GUATEMALA AND
THE YUCATAN PENINSULA TO WESTERN CUBA.

THE YUCATAN PENINSULA SURFACE TROUGH IS NOT AS OBVIOUS
NOW AS IT WAS DURING THE PAST 6 HOURS.

SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS HAS DEVELOPED FROM THE GULF OF HONDURAS
AND MOVED NORTHWESTWARD AND NOW ARE INLAND IN BELIZE
AND PARTS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN YUCATAN PENINSULA.

A TROPICAL WAVE IS ALONG 79W/80W SOUTH OF 10N.

ISOLATED MODERATE SHOWERS ARE WITHIN 15 NM TO 20 NM ON
EITHER SIDE OF 10N80W 12N82W. OTHER PRECIPITATION IS
SOUTH OF PANAMA...JUST WEST OF COLOMBIA...IN THE
PACIFIC OCEAN WATERS. BROKEN TO OVERCAST MULTILAYERED
CLOUDS AND POSSIBLE PRECIPITATION FROM 8N TO 10N
BETWEEN 75W AND 80W.

ENHANCED SELY BREEZES IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE ALONG
THE COAST
OF BELIZE.


Central & Eastern Caribbean:

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL ANTICYCLONIC CIRCULATION CENTER
IS IN THE NORTHEASTERN CORNER OF THE AREA NEAR 19N63W.
BROAD MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL ANTICYCLONIC FLOW COVERS
THE CARIBBEAN SEA.

ATLC RIDGE IS CONTRIBUTING TO A FAIRLY STRONG PRES
GRADIENT OVER THE SOUTH CENTRAL CARIBBEAN. THIS IS
PRODUCING ELY TRADES 20-25 KT...WITH THE STRONGEST
ALONG THE COAST OF NW VENEZUELA AND NE COLOMBIA.

ELSEWHERE OVER THE CARIBBEAN AND TROPICAL
ATLC...TRADES GENERALLY AROUND 15 KT. AND WILL CHANGE
LITTLE THROUGHOUT THE FORECAST PERIOD.

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#207802 - 05/26/06 02:27 PM Re: Lacal Forecast 5/23- 5/29
San Pedro Daily Offline
May 26, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S WEATHER

Unstable conditions are still producing cloudy to
overcast skies and scattered showers and
thundershowers over Belize, Central America and the
Yucatan peninsula. Unstable conditions continue into
Western Cuba.

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

Cloudy to overcast skies today and tonight. With
scattered showers and thundershowers and occasional
squally winds.

The highest temperature will be near 82 degrees F
after midday.

Today’s winds will be variable at times but mainly
Easterly at 10 to 20Kts with higher gusts as high as
40 kts near thundershowers.

The sea state will be choppy to moderate and
occasionally rough. Seas will be 6 feet or higher
beyond the reef.

**SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE
CAUTION DUE TO GUSTY WINDS AND MODERATE TO ROUGH SEAS
IN THE VICINITY OF THE HEAVY SHOWERS**

The outlook is for slow improvement in cloudy and
showery weather through Sunday.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0730 hrs
Cloud
8/8 Nimbostratus
Wind (direction & speed)
West 10Kts.
Tide level
0.62 m
Precipitation
Intermittent Thundershowers

Western Caribbean:

BROKEN TO OVERCAST MULTILAYERED CLOUDS ARE NORTH OF
15N83W AT THE NICARAGUA/HONDURAS BORDER TO 19N81W TO
21N73W AND BEYOND 21N68W. THESE CLOUDS ARE ALONG THE
SOUTHERN EDGE OF THE CLOUD BAND/WIND BAND ALSO BEING
EXPERIENCED IN THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO.

NUMEROUS STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING ALONG THE COASTS OF BELIZE AND THE
SOUTHEASTERN YUCATAN PENINSULA. THE WIND SPEEDS IN
THIS BAND OF WINDS RANGE FROM 20 KT TO 40 KT A
TROPICAL WAVE IS ALONG 82W/83W SOUTH OF 9N FROM PANAMA
INTO THE EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN. NUMEROUS STRONG
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NOW FROM 7N TO 10N
BETWEEN 76W AND 79W INCLUDING IN THE GULF OF URABA AND
EASTERN PANAMA AND THE PACIFIC OCEAN WATERS JUST OFF
NORTHWESTERN COLOMBIA.



Central & Eastern Caribbean:

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL DRY AIR IS ELSEWHERE. MIDDLE TO
UPPER LEVEL ANTICYCLONIC CIRCULATION CENTER IS NEAR
16N65W. BROAD MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL ANTICYCLONIC FLOW
COVERS MOST OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA.

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#207803 - 05/27/06 02:44 PM Re: Lacal Forecast 5/23- 5/29
San Pedro Daily Offline
May 27, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S WEATHER

Unstable conditions are still producing cloudy to
overcast skies and scattered showers and
thundershowers over Belize, Central America and the
Yucatan peninsula. Unstable conditions continue into
Western Cuba.

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

Cloudy to overcast skies today and tonight with
occasional showers and light rain.

The highest temperature will be near 86 degrees F
after midday.

Today’s winds will be variable at times but mainly
Easterly at 5 to 15Kts.

The sea state will be choppy to moderate and
occasionally rough. Seas will be 6 feet or higher
beyond the reef.

**SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE
CAUTION PARTICULARLY IN THE VICINITY OF THE HEAVY
SHOWERS**

The outlook is for slow improvement through Sunday.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0800 hrs
Cloud
8/8 Nimbostratus
Wind (direction & speed)
East 6 Kts.
Tide level
0.60 m
Precipitation
Intermittent Light Rain

Western Caribbean:

NUMEROUS STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING FROM WESTERN HONDURAS NEAR 15N89W TO 19N91W
IN THE YUCATAN PENINSULA.

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL WESTERLY-TO-SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW
RANGING FROM 30 KT TO 50 KT IS IN THE AREA OF THIS
PRECIPITATION.

BROAD SURFACE LOW PRESSURE HAS DEVELOPED IN THIS AREA
FOR THE LAST FEW DAYS.



Central & Eastern Caribbean:

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL DRY AIR COVERS THE REST OF THE
AREA...MAINLY SOUTH OF 17N EAST OF 84W.

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#207804 - 05/28/06 02:59 PM Re: Lacal Forecast 5/23- 5/29
San Pedro Daily Offline
May 28, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S WEATHER

Overcast skies are clearing over Belize and the
Western Caribbean.

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

Cloudy skies today will give way to sunny conditions
this afternoon and mainly fair weather tonight and
tomorrow.

The highest temperature will be near 88 degrees F
after midday.

Today’s winds will East to southeast at 5 to 15Kts.

The sea state will be light chop to choppy. Seas will
be 6 feet or higher beyond the reef.

The outlook is for sunny weather through Tuesday.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0800 hrs
Cloud
7/8 Altocumulus
Wind (direction & speed)
East southeast 6 Kts.
Tide level
0.57 m
Precipitation
Nome

Western Caribbean:

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ARE OCCURRING IN NORTHWESTERN COLOMBIA FROM 7N TO 9N
BETWEEN 74W AND 76W...AND IN THE SOUTHWESTERN
CARIBBEAN SEA FROM THE COASTS OF PANAMA AND COSTA RICA
TO 12N BETWEEN 79W AND LAND.

IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THIS PRECIPITATION IS RELATED TO
THE ITCZ SOLELY.

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL DRY AIR IN THE WATER VAPOR
IMAGERY COVERS MOST OF THE AREA.




Central & Eastern Caribbean:

SOME HIGH CLOUDS ARE CROSSING 20N BETWEEN 60W AND
80W...MAKING THEIR WAY SOUTHWARD UNDER THE INFLUENCE
OF THE MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL RIDGE BETWEEN 50W AND
80W.

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#207805 - 05/29/06 02:51 PM Re: Lacal Forecast 5/23- 5/29
San Pedro Daily Offline
May 29, 2006 (6:00 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION by Winston Panton (with
excerpts from the Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S WEATHER

A Middle to Upper Level trough is developing over
Belize and the Western Caribbean.

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

Partly cloudy skies today and tonight.

The highest temperature will be near 88 degrees F
after midday.

Today’s winds will East to southeast at 5 to 12Kts.

The sea state will be light chop. Seas will be 2 to 3
beyond the reef.

The outlook is for fair weather through Tuesday.


Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0700 hrs
Cloud
1/8 Cumulus
Wind (direction & speed)
East southeast 8 Kts.
Tide level
0.53 m
Precipitation
Nome

Western Caribbean:

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL TROUGH RUNS FROM THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC OCEAN WATERS NEAR A 33N72W LOW CENTER...OVER
THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS AND THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO THE
NORTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA AND EVENTUALLY INTO THE
SOUTHWESTERN CORNER OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA.

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL NORTHWESTERLY FLOW COVERS THE
CARIBBEAN SEA AREA ON THE WESTERN SIDE OF THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC OCEAN-TO-SOUTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA TROUGH.

NUMEROUS STRONG ITCZ-RELATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ARE FOUND IN NORTHWESTERN COLOMBIA FROM 7N TO 10N
BETWEEN 71W AND 78W. THE CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURES HAVE
BEEN WARMING DURING THE LAST FEW HOURS IN THE
NORTHWESTERN PART OF THE CLOUD MASSES.

Central & Eastern Caribbean:

MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL DRY AIR COVERS MOST OF THE AREA.
HIGH CLOUDS ARE NORTH OF 16N BETWEEN HAITI AND THE
VIRGIN ISLANDS ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE MIDDLE TO
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH.

BROKEN TO OVERCAST MULTILAYERED CLOUDS ARE SOUTH OF
13N WEST OF 74W...TO THE NORTH OF THE ITCZ
PRECIPITATION IN COLOMBIA.

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