Belize Tropical Weather Outlook: February 27, 2017
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Belize NMS Forecast
6:00 AM in Belize, February 27, 2017
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected in the North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea or the Gulf of Mexico during the next 5 days.
We have come to the official end of the 2016 hurricane season. The season turned out above average activity as fifteen named storms formed, of which seven became hurricanes, and three reached major hurricane status. That is category three, four or five on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane scale. The strongest was Matthew which reached a peak intensity of 160mph, while heavy rainfall affected the country late during the season as Hurricane Otto crossed the Central American mainland. Earl, a category one hurricane crosed the country on August 3rd with-out any loss of life, but left a trail of destruction in the Agriculture and Tourism industry.
Tropical Atlantic Wide Infrared Satellite Image:
USA National Weather Service Forecast
February 27, 2017
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season is over. Routine issuance of the
tropical weather outlook will resume on June 1, 2017. During the
off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as
Tropical Weather Discussion
A strengthened pressure gradient is expected support gale-force
winds during the late night and early morning hours off the coast
of Colombia over the next several nights. Please see the latest
NWS High Seas Forecast under AWIPS/WMO headers miahsfat2/fznt02
knhc for more details.
...The Caribbean Sea...
Upper-level ridging prevails over the Caribbean basin as water
vapor indicates mostly dry air within an overall subsident
environment. A surface trough was analyzed across the northwest
Caribbean from 20n83w to 17n85w. Isolated low-topped showers are
within 120 nm either side of the boundary and forecast to drift
westward toward the Yucatan Peninsula today. Farther east, quick
moving isolated showers are possible through the overnight hours
mainly east of 71w. Aside from the special features near-gale to
gale-force winds expected off the coast of Colombia each
night, moderate to fresh trades will persist today and gradually
increase to fresh to strong breeze levels by Tuesday as high
pressure anchors itself to the north across the southwest
Atlantic. The strengthened pressure gradient across the basin will
remain in place through the week.
Climate Prediction Center’s Central America Hazards Outlook
Weather Underground Caribbean Forecast
Will return in June, 2017
48 Hour Forecast – Favorable Environmental Conditions For Tropical Development
Infrared Satellite in Belize City
The Atlantic Hurricane season is ending on the quiet note
11/30/2016 6:26:33 AM
This is the last day of the Atlantic hurricane season. There are no late season tropical features across the basin and current forecast information shows no support for post season tropical development through at least the middle of December.
This will be the last entry for the 2016 Hurricane Season.
This product is scheduled to resume on June 1, 2017. However, if late 2016 season or early 2017 season tropical development is expected this product will be updated until the tropical feature has died.
120 Hour Forecast – Favorable Environmental Conditions For Tropical Development
Quiet in the tropical Atlantic
Rob Lightbown of Crown Weather Services
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Quiet in the Atlantic
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Tropical Atlantic Wide Visible Satellite Image