Belize Weather Forecast: September 16, 2020

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Cloudy this morning. Warm, relatively moist and unstable conditions continue over the country.
Advisories: *Residents, especially those inland, are advised to stay hydrated and to avoid direct sunlight as much as possible.*
24-hour forecast: Sunny with some cloudy spells today and cloudy at times tonight. A few showers and isolated thunderstorms will develop inland this afternoon then over the southern districts tonight, while being isolated elsewhere.
Winds: E-SE, 5-15 kts
Sea State: Slight
Waves: 1-3 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 86
Outlook: A few cloudy spells with isolated showers and thunderstorms, mostly inland on Thursday and over the south Thursday night.
Sargassum Forecast from September 15, 2020 to September 22, 2020: There is a small chance that a few sargassum mats could drift into local beaches in the coming days with minor to moderate impacts. San Pedro has a low probability and a moderate expected impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook: At 3:00am Hurricane Teddy was centred near latitude 15.8N, longitude 49.0W or about 820 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. Hurricane Sally was centered near latitude 30.1N, longitude 87.7W, or about 50 miles SSE of Mobile, Alabama. Tropical Storm Vicky was located near 21.6N and 33.9W or about 755 miles WNW of the Cabo Verde Islands. Hurricane Paulette was centered near latitude 41.9N, longitude 49.1W, or about 385 miles SSE of Cape Race, Newfoundland. An area of low pressure located south-southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands has a medium chance of becoming a tropical depression over the next couple days. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

An upper level inverted trough extends from Hispaniola into the SW corner of the Caribbean Sea. Isolated moderate convection covers the Caribbean Sea from 13N northward from 70W westward.

The monsoon trough is along 09N/11N, from 73W in northern Colombia to beyond southern Costa Rica, into the eastern Pacific Ocean. Scattered moderate isolated strong convection is noted south of 13N and west of 76W.

Hurricane Teddy near 15.8N 49.0W 976 mb at 5 AM EDT moving NW at 10 kt. Maximum sustained winds 85 kt gusts 105 kt. Large NE swell from Teddy will impact the west-central Atlantic waters through the end of the weekend. Elsewhere, a relatively weak pressure pattern will maintain gentle to moderate trades through late week, with fresh trades pulsing over the south-central Caribbean.

  High Low
Coastal 33° C
91° F
26° C
78° F
Inland 36° C
97° F
23° C
74° F
Hills 30° C
86° F
20° C
68° F
High: 8:52 AM Low: 3:41 PM
High: 9:37 PM Low: 3:29 AM (Thu)
Sunrise: 5:41 AM Moonset: 5:41 PM
Sunset: 5:53 PM Moonrise: 5:49 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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