June 25th, 2006 (6 a.m.)
SAN PEDRO WEATHER DISCUSSION
by Winston Panton (with excerpts from the
Tropical Prediction Center)

TODAY’S WEATHER
Cloudy to overcast skies linger over Belize and Western Caribbean waters.
Unstable conditions continue over Central America and the Gulf of Honduras.
Ambergris Caye, San Pedro and Caye Caulker will experience for the next 24
hrs:
Cloudy to overcast skies will slowly give way to a few sunny breaks and
isolated showers by mid afternoon.
The highest temperature will be near 84 degrees F after midday.
Winds will be Easterly to northeasterly between 5 to 12Kts.
The sea state will be sligt to light chop.
Seas will be less than 1 to 2
feet beyond the reef.
The outlook is for partly cloudy skies with isolated showers through Monday.

Current Weather:
San Pedro Lagoon 0730 hrs
Cloud Overcast Cumulus
Wind (direction & speed)
West northwest 3 kts.
Tide level 0.50 m
Precipitation None

Western Caribbean:
UPPER LEVEL CLOUDS STREAM FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULA...ACROSS JAMAICA...AND
CURVE TO 14N70W.

UPPER LEVEL ANTICYCLONIC FLOW CONTINUES FROM THE GULF OF HONDURAS TO PANAMA
BETWEEN 76W AND 100W. SCATTERED MODERATE SHOWERS TO ISOLATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ARE IN THE GULF OF HONDURAS. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EAST OF NICARAGUA BETWEEN 80W AND THE COAST.
THIS PRECIPITATION CONTINUES TO THRIVE IN THE AREA OF THE UPPER LEVEL HIGH
CENTER AND POSSIBLE UPPER EVEL DIFFLUENT FLOW.

Central & Eastern Caribbean:
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE RUNS PUERTO RICO TO 24N68W TO 28N73W. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS HAVE BEEN DIMINISHING IN THE AREA FROM 16N TO 25N BETWEEN 56W
AND 70W DURING THE LAST FOUR TO SIX HOURS.
ELY TRADES ARE CONTINUING AND STRENGTHENING. THE GRADIENT SHOULD BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO SUPPORT AT LEAST 30 KT NEAR THE COLOMBIAN COAST...AND SEAS WILL
BUILD TO 12 FT WITH 9-10 FT SWELLS SPREADING W TOWARDS CENTRAL AMERICA
THROUGH MID-WEEK.

...TROPICAL WAVES...
A CARIBBEAN SEA TROPICAL WAVE IS ALONG 72W/73W SOUTH OF 20N MOVING THROUGH
CENTRAL HAITI ABOUT 10 KT. NO PRECIPITATION CAN BE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS
WAVE DIRECTLY.

...TROPICAL WEATHER DEVELOPMENT...
A 1011 MB LOW PRESSURE CENTER IS NEAR 27.5N 79.5W EAST OF VERO BEACH AND
FORT PIERCE FLORIDA...FORECAST TO MOVE TO THE EASTERN PART OF THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
MIDDLE TO UPPER LEVEL CYCLONIC FLOW COVERS THE GULF OF MEXICO/THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC OCEAN/THE NORTHWESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA FROM 19N TO 32N BETWEEN 70W
AND 84