Belize Weather Forecast: June 24, 2020
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Present Condition: Mostly cloudy this morning. Windy and hazy conditions will prevail over the country, with a decrease in moisture expected later today. Dense Saharan dust covers most of the Caribbean.
Advisories: *A Small Craft Caution is in effect for gusty winds and locally rough seas. Hazy conditions may reduce visibilty.*
Skies will be hazy with some cloudy spells. A few showers and isolated thunderstorms will occur mostly over central and inland areas this morning, decreasing later today. Then little or no rainfall is expected tonight.
Winds: E-SE, 15-25 kts , Gusty
Sea State: Moderate-Rough
Waves: 5-7 ft
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 85
Latest observations continue to show a few sargassum mats drifting into coastal areas of the country. There is a medium chance of these mats affecting local beaches in the coming week causing moderate impacts.
Mostly dry, hazy and windy conditions expected on Thursday, with isolated showers or thunderstorms over south Thursday night.
Tropical Weather Outlook:
At 11:00pm last night the center of newly formed Tropical Storm Dolly was located near 40.5N latitude, 60.3W longitude or about 560mls SW of Cape Race Newfoundland. Elsewhere in the North Atlantic, Caribbean sea and Gulf of Mexico, tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 48 hours.
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The Caribbean Sea
GOES-16 satellite imagery shows that dense Saharan dust covers
central and western Caribbean. The dry and stable air mass that
accompanies the dust is helping to bring hazy conditions to the
area, and is suppressing convection over these areas. The dust is
a little less dense over the eastern Caribbean. There is enough
moisture to support low topped tradewind showers across the
Strong to near gale force winds prevail over the south central
Caribbean. Fresh to strong winds prevail across the Gulf of
Honduras. Moderate to fresh winds prevail across much of the rest
of the Caribbean, except in the lee of Cuba where light to gentle
Fresh to strong trades will prevail across the south central
Caribbean through the remainder of the week and weekend. Winds
will pulse to near gale force off the coast of Colombia each night
through Sun night with seas building to 12 ft and higher during
the strongest winds. Fresh to strong winds are expected to
continue across the Gulf of Honduras through Sat night.
|High: 11:38 AM
||Low: 7:07 PM|
|High: 1:27 AM (Thu)
||Low: 6:24 AM (Thu)|
| Sunrise: 5:20 AM
|| Moonrise: 8:27 AM|
|Sunset: 6:30 PM
||Moonset: 9:44 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)
Philip S W Goldson International Airport: