Belize Weather Forecast: August 14, 2020

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Mostly cloudy this morning, clear in San Pedro. An increase in shower activity is expected later today and tonight.
Advisories: None.
24-hour forecast: Sunny skies with a few cloudy spells today, becoming cloudy tonight. A few showers and isolated thunderstorms will occur mostly over southern and coastal areas later this afternoon, then increasing over most areas tonight.
Winds: E-NE, 5-15 kts
Sea State: Light chop
Waves: 2-4 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 86
Outlook: Cloudy skies with sunny breaks and a few showers or thunderstorms along coastal areas Saturday morning, then becoming generally isolated Saturday afternoon and night.
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 Storm Josephine was located near 15.3N latitude, 53.3W longitude or about 680mls ESE of the Northern Leeward Islands. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

There is a strong tropical wave moving into the western Caribbean and it will have an impact on Central America into the weekend.

Also, please see the Special Features section above for details on Tropical Storm Josephine that will pass well north and east of the Leeward Islands this weekend.

Elsewhere across the region, dry air is precluding showers and thunderstorms across the basin, aside from some isolated fast- moving trade showers between 62W and 68W.Fres h to strong trade winds will continue across the south- central Caribbean through tonight, with strongest winds expected near the coast of Colombia and in the Gulf of Venezuela.

  High Low
Coastal 31° C
88° F
27° C
80° F
Inland 35° C
95° F
23° C
73° F
Hills 27° C
80° F
20° C
68° F
High: 5:25 AM Low: 1:23 PM
High: 7:39 PM Low: 12:05 AM (Sat)
Sunrise: 5:35 AM Moonset: 2:42 PM
Sunset: 6:18 PM Moonrise: 2:04 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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