Belize Weather Forecast: July 31, 2020

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Mostly cloudy this morning, heavy rain in the south. Generally fair weather will prevail today.
Advisories: *Residents are advised to remain alert for possible flooding in southern districts, especially Toledo. Residents, especially those inland, are advised to stay hydrated and to avoid direct sunlight as much as possible. *
24-hour forecast: Mostly sunny today and partly cloudy tonight. Showers or thunderstorms will be isolated, except for a few more occurring over the south late tonight.
Winds: E-NE, 5-10 kts
Sea State: Light Chop-Choppy
Waves: 2-4 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 87
Outlook: For Saturday and Saturday night is for a few showers and thunderstorms offshore, likely reaching the south and coast late afternoon and in the night.
Sargassum Forecast from July 28, 2020 to August 04, 2020: Several Sargassum mats were observed, especially over central and northern coastal areas, during the past few days. Therefore, there is a high chance of sargassum mats affecting local beaches in the coming days. San Pedro has a high probability and a major expected impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook: At 6:00 am Hurricane Isaias was centred near 21.3N, 73.9W, or about 30 miles NW of Great Inagua Island. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

A Caribbean Sea tropical wave is along 85W/86W, from 20N southward, moving W 20 knots. The wave is passing through parts of Honduras, Nicaragua, and the westernmost sections of Costa Rica. Precipitation: isolated moderate to locally strong is within 60 nm of the coast of Honduras, along the tropical wave.

The monsoon trough is along 08N/10N, from Colombia along 74W westward, to the coastal waters of Central America from Nicaragua southward. Precipitation: isolated moderate is from 13N southward from 75W westward, in the SW corner of the Caribbean Sea.

Tropical Storm Isaias near 20.5N 71.9W 999 mb at 0300 UTC moving NW at 16 kt. Maximum sustained winds 50 kt gusts 60 kt. Isaias will continue NW and reach the central Bahamas near 23.5N 76.1W Fri evening; then continue NNW through the NW Bahamas and near SE Florida and reach hurricane strength near 26.7N 79.0W on Sat evening, before moving N and away from the region through Monday. Tropical storm conditions and large seas will prevail tonight in the Windward Passage. Fresh to strong wind flow will persist to the south of Hispaniola into Friday.

  High Low
Coastal 31° C
88° F
27° C
80° F
Inland 36° C
96° F
23° C
73° F
Hills 27° C
80° F
19° C
67° F
High: 6:55 AM Low: 2:33 PM
High: 8:51 PM Low: 1:20 AM (Sat)
Sunrise: 5:31 AM Moonrise: 4:10 PM
Sunset: 6:26 PM Moonset: 3:30 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)

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