Belize Weather Forecast: March 4, 2012
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
A cold front will cross the country this evening and tonight.
Cloudy at times today with isolated showers or thunderstorms this morning, increasing over most areas this afternoon and evening. Overcast, windy and cool tonight with some showers and periods of light rain mainly over central and southern districts and coastal waters.
Winds: Northwest 5-15 knots with higher gusts near showers and thunderstorms, becoming north at 20-30 knots tonight.
Marine Forecast: Winds: NW 5-15 kts, with higher gusts near heavy showers or thunderstorms. Seas: Choppy, becoming locally rough at times. **SMALL CRAFT CAUTION is in effect and a WARNING goes into effect after 3:00pm** Waves: 3-4 ft becoming 5-7ft near heavy showers or thunderstorms. Isolated showers or thunderstorms, increasing in the north this afternoon.
Sea Surface Temp (ºF): 79
(Mon & Mon night) Cloudy, windy and cool with some showers and periods of light rain mainly over southern and coastal areas.
WEEKEND WEATHER OUTLOOK
Valid: Friday-Monday, March 2 - 5, 2012
Issued: 3:00 pm, Friday, March 2, 2012
A subsiding, dry south-easterly airflow prevails over the western Caribbean and Central America.
A cold front will enter the NW Gulf of Mexico during the next 12 hours and will continue tracking south-eastwards across the Gulf this weekend. This cold front is expected to reach the central Yucatan by Sunday afternoon and cross the country of Belize early on Monday, slowing down or stalling in the NW Caribbean by Tuesday morning. This feature will trigger outbreaks of thunderstorms over inland Belize on Sunday, and generate an increase in showers over the country on Sunday night and Monday. This activity will become concentrated over southern areas later on Monday and Tuesday.
Rainfall will little or none on Friday and Saturday, increasing later Sunday, with daily accumulations ranging from 0.50-0.75 of-an-inch, especially over inland and hilly areas by mid-day Monday. Daily rainfall totals will be 0.25-0.50 of-an-inch in over southern districts and southern coastal waters on Tuesday. Most districts, especially the coastal zone will experience showers on Wednesday of next week.
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Tropical Weather Outlook:
The 2011 hurricane season ended on Nov. 30th; unless any tropical cyclone forms, there will be no further reports until June 2012.
Current Caye Caulker Weather Information
Belize Hydrological & Flooding Information
Belize National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO)
|High - 7:46 AM
||Low - 12:50 PM|
|High - 7:05 PM
||Low - 2:20 AM (MON)|
| Sunrise - 6:09 AM
|| Moonrise - 2:39 PM|
|Sunset - 6:00 PM
||Moonset - 3:46 AM (MON)
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