Good weather heading into the weekend
The weather will be good this weekend. That is because a moderate east to southeasterly airflow will maintain fair conditions across the jewel.
The general forecast for Belize and her coastal waters is for mostly sunny skies today. Tonight, skies will be clear. Little or no rainfall is expected.
Winds over the open sea and along the coast will be easterly to southeasterly at ten to twenty knots, with occasional higher gusts.
The sea state will be moderate to rough. Operators of small craft should exercise caution for the coast of Belize.
High temperatures today will peak at 90 degrees Fahrenheit inland. It will be 86 degrees Fahrenheit along the coast and only 77 degrees Fahrenheit up in the hills.
Low temperatures tonight will range from 75 degrees Fahrenheit along coastal areas, to 70 degrees Fahrenheit inland.
It will be a cool 65 degrees Fahrenheit up at the exposed areas of the Mountain Pine Ridge and along the Maya Mountains in the south.
The tides: there will be a high tide at 2:04 pm today. A low tide follows at 9:20 pm.
The sun will set at 5:56 pm today and rise again at 6:17 am on Saturday.
The extended forecast, valid through to Sunday is for continuing mainly good weather, with only isolated showers.
And that is a look at the weather, with information provided by forecaster Frank Tench, Junior at the Belize Weather Bureau.