Belize Weather Forecast: January 1, 2020

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Partly cloudy, especially in the south. Generally fair weather prevails. Advisories: None.
24-hour forecast: Sunny with cloudy spells and little or no rainfall.
Winds: East | 5-10 kts
Sea State: Slight
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 82
Outlook: For Thursday and Thursday night is for fair weather to prevail.
Tropical Weather Outlook: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected in the North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea or the Gulf of Mexico within the next 48 hours. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

  Winds Seas Waves Details
Today E 00-10 kts Slight 1-3 ft LITTLE OR NO RAINFALL.
Tonight E 5-10 kts Slight 1-3 ft MAINLY FAIR.
Tomorrow E-SE 10-20 kts Light Chop 2-4 ft MAINLY FAIR.
Outlook E-SE 10-20 kts Moderate 4-6 ft MAINLY FAIR.

The Caribbean Sea

The GFS model, for 700 mb, shows an inverted trough, extending from the N coast of Colombia, to the coast of Cuba along 80W. The GFS model for 250 mb shows an anticyclonic circulation center in the central Caribbean Sea. Precipitation: isolated moderate from 13N southward between 74W and 80W.

The Bermuda High north of the area will maintain fresh to occasionally strong trades off Colombia through the weekend. A cold front will move through the Yucatan Channel into the NW Caribbean Sat, with an increase in winds and seas behind the front. The front should reach from E Cuba to Nicaragua by Sun afternoon. No significant long-period swell should impact the waters for the next several days.

  High Low
Coastal 29° C
84° F
25° C
77° F
Inland 30° C
86° F
21° C
69° F
Hills 26° C
78° F
19° C
66° F
Low: 8:50 AM High: 2:42 PM
Low: 8:46 PM High: 2:22 AM (Thu)
Sunrise: 6:23 AM Moonrise: 11:06 AM
Sunset: 5:29 PM Moonset: 11:11 PM

Four Day Weather Outlook:

For more information, check the Daily Tropical Weather Outlook.

Climate Prediction Centerís Central America Hazards Outlook

Belize National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO)

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