Belize Weather Forecast: September 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, some clearing later. Relatively moist and unstable conditions persist over the area.
Advisories: None.
24-hour forecast: Cloudy spells today and tonight. A few showers and isolated thunderstorms will develop, but will affect mostly inland and southern areas, especially this afternoon.
Winds: Light and Variable
Sea State: Slight
Waves: 1-3 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 87
Outlook: For Tuesday and Tuesday night is for a few showers and isolated thunderstorms to continue, especially over inland and northern areas.
Sargassum Forecast from September 9, 2020 to September 16, 2020: Latest observations show a few sargassum mats over the area. These mats will likely drift ashore and produce moderate impacts on local beaches in the coming days. San Pedro has a medium probability and a moderate expected impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook: An area of low pressure located just over a hundred miles WNW of the Cabo Verde Islands has a high chance of becoming a tropical depression during the next 48 hours. At 3:00 am newly formed Tropical Storm Teddy was near latitude 13.4N, longitude 40.4W, or about 1110 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands. Tropical Storm Sally was centered near latitude 28.3N, longitude 87.3W, or about 120 miles ESE of the Mississippi River. Tropical Depression Rene was centered near latitude 27.4N, longitude 48.3W, or about 1115 miles NE of the Leeward Islands. Hurricane Paulette was centered near latitude 32.3N, longitude 64.7W, or about 0 miles E of Bermuda. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

The eastern extension of the EPAC's monsoon trough is producing scattered moderate convection over the SW Caribbean south of 14N. This activity is enhanced by an upper-level low over the SW Caribbean. Scatterometer data depicts Gentle to moderate winds prevail across the basin.

Moderate trade winds will prevail in the central and eastern Caribbean through late Tue. Surface ridging will establish over the SW Atlantic waters by mid-week, resulting in moderate to fresh trades in the central and eastern Caribbean. Moderate southeast winds are expected to continue in the NW basin through Tue. Large swell associated with Twenty is forecast to affect the tropical Atlantic waters E of the Leeward Islands by the middle of the week.

  High Low
Coastal 32° C
90° F
28° C
83° F
Inland 36° C
96° F
24° C
76° F
Hills 30° C
86° F
20° C
68° F
High: 7:03 AM Low: 2:24 PM
High: 8:32 PM Low: 1:42 AM (Tue)
Sunrise: 5:40 AM Moonset: 4:05 PM
Sunset: 5:55 PM Moonrise: 3:45 AM (Tue)

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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