Belize Weather Forecast: December 15, 2018

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: A cold front over the country will support windy and cool conditions.
Advisories: *Small craft warning in effect for gusty winds and rough seas.*
24-hour forecast: Cloudy, windy and cool with a few showers or light rain mainly over northern and inland areas this morning then mostly over the sea this afternoon. Little or no rainfall is expected tonight.
Winds: Northwest | 15-25 kts | Gusty, Sea State: Moderate-Rough
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 82
General Outlook: For Sunday and Sunday night is for mainly fair windy and cool weather to prevail.
Daily Tropical Weather Outlook: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected over the North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea, or the Gulf of Mexico during the next 48 hours. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

  Winds Seas Waves Details
Today NW 15-25 kts Moderate-Rough 4-6 ft A FEW SHOWERS OR LIGHT RAIN.
Tonight NW 10-20 kts Moderate-Rough 4-6 ft LITTLE OR NO RAINFALL.
Tomorrow NW 10-20 kts Moderate 4-6 ft FAIR, WINDY AND COOL.
Outlook W-NW 10-20 kts Choppy 3-5 ft LITTLE OR NO RAINFALL.

The Caribbean Sea

As of 0900 UTC, a cold front extends from the western tip of Cuba near 22N85W to the Honduras/Guatemala border near 16N88W to 14N90W. Isolated to scattered showers are over the NW Caribbean from 18N-23N between 78W-84W.

Upper-level anticyclonic flow is over the SW Caribbean, while an upper-level trough is east of the Lesser Antilles. In between, dry air covers the eastern and central Caribbean Sea.

The cold front in the NW Caribbean will stall and slowly dissipate through Mon. Strong north winds are forecast W of the front in the Gulf of Honduras through early Sun. Fresh to strong trade winds will prevail across the Caribbean E of 80W through early Sun, with highest winds at night off the NW coast of Colombia. Large north swell will reach the Leewards today and spread through the Atlantic passages of the NE Caribbean through Sun.

  High Low
Coastal 27° C
80° F
20° C
68° F
Inland 26° C
78° F
18° C
64° F
Hills 21° C
70° F
15° C
59° F
Low: 10:17 AM High: 4:02 PM
Low: 10:52 PM High: 4:00 AM (Sun)
Sunrise: 6:15 AM Moonrise: 12:17 PM
Sunset: 5:20 PM Moonset: 12:27 AM (Sun)

Four Day Weather Outlook:

For more information, check the Daily Tropical Weather Outlook.
CLICK here and here for detailed local weather data

Climate Prediction Centerís Central America Hazards Outlook

Current Conditions and weather history for Ambergris Caye / San Pedro

Current Caye Caulker Weather Information

Belize National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO)

Last edited by Marty; 12/16/18 06:03 AM.