Belize Weather Forecast: January 17, 2020


General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Light Showers. A relatively moist and gusty east-northeasterly airflow continues over the area. Advisories: *Small craft caution remains in effect for gusty winds and occasionally rough seas.*
24-hour forecast: Cloudy at times today and tonight with some showers, periods of rain and isolated thunderstorms continuing mostly over central and southern areas today, decreasing to a few mostly over coastal and northern areas tonight.
Winds: East-Northeast | 10-20 kts | Gusty
Sea State: Moderate-Rough
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 80
Outlook: For Saturday is for a few showers, periods of rain and isolated thunderstorms to continue mainly over the coast and northern areas, decreasing then mostly over the south Saturday night.
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-NE 10--20 kts Moderate-Rough 6-8 ft SOME SHOWERS. PERIODS OF RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS, MOSTLY CENTRAL AND SOUTH.
Tonight E 10-20 kts Moderate-Rough 6-9 ft A FEW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
Tomorrow E 10-20 kts Rough 6-9 ft A FEW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOSTLY SOUTH.
Outlook E 10-20 kts Rough 6-9 ft A FEW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOSTLY SOUTH.

The Caribbean Sea

An upper level NW-to-SE oriented trough extends from the Gulf of Tehuantepec, on the eastern Pacific Oceann side of southern Mexico, to NW Nicaragua. Precipitation: isolated moderate is from 18N southward from 82W westward, including in the Gulf of Honduras.

Comparatively drier air in subsidence is apparent in water vapor imagery, in the entire Caribbean Sea. Precipitation: Rainshowers are possible, in broken to overcast low level clouds, in the trade wind flow, in many sections of the Caribbean Sea.

24-hour rainfall totals, in inches, that are listed for the period that ended at 16/0000 UTC, according to the PAN AMERICAN TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION TABLES, MIATPTPAN/SXCA01 KNHC, are: 0.15 in Curacao, and a trace in Guadeloupe.

High pressure to the north of the area will support gale-force wind speeds along the coast of Colombia through Sunday morning. A cold front will be moving across the SW N Atlantic Ocean tonight. Strong high pressure will be building into the SW N Atlantic Ocean behind the cold front. Expect strong to near gale- force NE to E winds in the NW Caribbean through Saturday. The cold front will reach Puerto Rico and the Leeward Islands on Saturday evening. The cold front will be accompanied by strong NE winds and large seas. The wind speeds and the sea heights will diminish to the east of the Leeward Islands on Monday. A new cold front will enter the NW Caribbean Sea on Monday evening, with strong northerlies. The wind speeds and the sea heights that will be associated with the new cold front will diminish on Tuesday.


  High Low
Coastal 27° C
81° F
26° C
78° F
Inland 27° C
81° F
20° C
68° F
Hills 24° C
76° F
18° C
64° F
TIDES:
Low: 9:24 AM High: 3:36 PM
Low: 10:34 PM High: 4:37 AM (Sat)
Sunrise: 6:26 AM Moonset: 11:54 AM
Sunset: 5:38 PM Moonrise: 12:42 AM (Sat)




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)

Ambergris Caye:
https://www.wunderground.com/weather/bz/san-pedro

Philip S W Goldson International Airport:
https://www.wunderground.com/weather/bz/belize/MZBZ?cm_ven=localwx_today

Belmopan:
https://www.wunderground.com/weather/bz/belmopan/17.26%2C-88.78

Caye Caulker:
http://cayecaulkerweather.com/weatherdata/caye-caulker-belize-live-weather-data.htm