Belize Weather Forecast: September 15, 2020

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Partly cloudy this morning. A warm, relatively moist and unstable airflow prevail over the area.
Advisories: *Residents, especially those inland, are advised to stay hydrated and to avoid direct sunlight as much as possible.*
24-hour forecast: Sunny with a few cloudy spells today. Showers and thunderstorms will be isolated this morning with a few more developing inland this afternoon, then over the south tonight.
Winds: E-SE, 5-10 kts
Sea State: Slight
Waves: 1-3 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 86
Outlook: For Wednesday and Wednesday night is for isolated showers or isolated thunderstorms to develop.
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: At 3:00am Tropical Storm Teddy was near latitude 13.7N, longitude 46.0W or about 1030 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. Hurricane Sally was centered near latitude 29.1N, longitude 88.0W, or about 65 miles E of the mouth of the Mississippi River. Tropical Storm Vicky was located near 20.3N and 30.1W or about 500 miles NW of the Cabo Verde Islands. Hurricane Paulette was centered near latitude 37.0N, longitude 60.5W, or about 405 miles NE of Bermuda. An area of low pressure located south-southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands has a medium chance of becoming a tropical depression in the next few days. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

Tropical Storm Teddy is forecast to move within 240 nm NE of the Leeward Islands by Fri.

Elsewhere, an upper-level low centered well north of Hispaniola is inducing scattered showers and thunderstorms over the island and adjacent waters. Latest scatterometer data depicts gentle to moderate trades across the basin, with moderate to fresh winds noted within 90 nm north of the Colombian/Venezuelan coastline. Seas are mainly 2-4 ft W of 74W, and 3-5 ft E of 74W.

Teddy will move to 14.4N 47.2W this afternoon, strengthen to a hurricane near 15.6N 48.7W Wed morning, 16.8N 50.0W Wed afternoon, 18.2N 51.5W Thu morning, 19.7N 52.9W Thu afternoon, and 21.0N 54.2W Fri morning. Teddy will change little in intensity as it moves farther north early Sat. Elsewhere, a relatively weak pressure pattern will maintain gentle to moderate trades through Sat, with fresh trades pulsing at night over the south-central Caribbean.

  High Low
Coastal 32° C
90° F
27° C
80° F
Inland 37° C
98° F
23° C
74° F
Hills 30° C
86° F
20° C
68° F
High: 8:00 AM Low: 3:03 PM
High: 9:05 PM Low: 2:36 AM (Wed)
Sunrise: 5:40 AM Moonset: 4:54 PM
Sunset: 5:54 PM Moonrise: 4:47 AM (Wed)

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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