Belize Weather Forecast: August 12, 2020

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Cloudy in the north this morning, less so in the south. Mainly fair weather will prevail today.
Advisories: None
24-hour forecast: Sunny with a few cloudy spells today and partly cloudy tonight. Showers and thunderstorms will be isolated.
Winds: E-NE, 5-15 kts
Sea State: Light Chop
Waves: 2-4 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 86
Outlook: For Thursday and Thursday night is for generally fair weather to prevail with generally isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Sargassum Forecast from August 11, 2020 to August 19, 2020: Observations show several sargassum mats along and offshore coastal areas of the country. These mats will continue drifting in during the next few days with moderate to major impacts on beaches across the country. San Pedro has a high probability and a major expected impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook: At 3:00am the center of tropical depression #11 was located near latitude 12.N, longitude 42.9W or about 1405 miles ESE of the northern Leeward Islands. The depression was moving to the west at 15mph with maximum sustained winds of 35mph. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

The monsoon trough extends eastward from the Pacific basin along 09N/10N from 74W in Colombia beyond Costa Rica. Precipitation: isolated moderate covers the SW corner of the Caribbean Sea from 10 to 13N and 74W westward. Numerous moderate to strong is south of 10N between 77W and 83W, within 60 nm to the west of the 80W tropical wave.

Fresh to strong trade winds will prevail across the south central Caribbean Sea through Friday night. The comparatively strongest winds are expected near the coast of Colombia and in the Gulf of Venezuela during the nighttime hours on each night. Fresh winds will pulse for the next several nights through the Windward Passage. Tropical Depression ELEVEN near 12.0N 41.5W 1008 mb at 11 PM EDT moving W at 12 kt. Maximum sustained winds 30 kt gusts 40 kt. ELEVEN will move to 12.3N 43.4W Wed morning; strengthen to a tropical storm near 12.8N 45.9W Wed evening; 13.5N 48.3W Thu morning; 14.5N 50.8W Thu evening; 15.7N 53.3W Fri morning; and 17.0N 55.7W Fri evening. ELEVEN will change little in intensity as it moves to 19.5N 60.5W late Sat.

  High Low
Coastal 31° C
87° F
26° C
78° F
Inland 34° C
93° F
23° C
73° F
Hills 26° C
78° F
19° C
66° F
Low: 11:19 AM High: 5:08 PM
Low: 10:10 PM High: 4:24 AM (Thu)
Sunrise: 5:35 AM Moonset: 12:53 PM
Sunset: 6:19 PM Moonrise: 12:26 AM (Thu)

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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