Belize Weather Forecast: October 22, 2020

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Mostly clear skies this morning. Generally fair conditions prevail over the country.
Advisories: None.
24-hour forecast: Sunny with some cloudy spells today and partly cloudy tonight. Showers or thunderstorms will be isolated.
Winds: W, 5-10 kts
Sea State: Slight
Waves: 1-3 ft
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 84
Outlook: Friday-Friday night:- Mainly fair conditions with showers and thunderstorms being isolated at first, then activity will increase mainly along the coast during the night.
Sargassum Forecast from October 21, 2020 to October 28, 2020: The chance of sargassum affecting local beaches in the coming days is low with minimal impacts from any mats that do make it ashore. San Pedro has a low probability and a minimal expected impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook: A trough of low pressure over the Western Caribbean Sea is producing some disorganised showers and thunderstorms. This system has a low chance of some slow development in the next few days, while it moves north-eastward near western or central Cuba. At 6:00am the center of Hurricane Epsilon was located near latitude 30.6N, longitude 61.3W, or about 385 miles ESE of Bermuda. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

A surface trough extends from 22N95W in the SW corner of the Gulf of Mexico, to a 1009 mb low pressure center that is along 20N at the coast of the eastern Yucatan Peninsula, into the Caribbean Sea near 17N83W, and to 13N78W. Precipitation: isolated moderate to locally strong is in the coastal waters, from 94W in the SW corner of the Gulf of Mexico, to the northern parts of the Yucatan Peninsula and to the Yucatan Channel. Widely scattered to scattered moderate and isolated strong in clusters is within 430 nm to the northeast of the Caribbean Sea surface trough from Haiti westward. Widely scattered moderate to isolated strong is between 67W and 73W. Isolated moderate is from 11N northward to the trough from 78W westward.

The monsoon trough is along 10N/11N, from 73W in northern Colombia, beyond Costa Rica. Precipitation: widely scattered moderate to isolated strong is in the waters from the monsoon trough southward between 79W and 81W. Scattered moderate to strong in clusters is in Colombia from 06N to 08N between 73W and 78W, and from 08N to 10N between the Colombia/Venezuela border and 74W.

The surface trough in the western Caribbean Sea is producing widespread rain showers and thunderstorms to the north of 15N in the west-central Caribbean Sea. The wind speeds and the sea heights will increase to the east and southeast of the Windward Islands on Saturday, from a tropical wave that will move across the area during the upcoming weekend.

  High Low
Coastal 32° C
89° F
25° C
77° F
Inland 33° C
91° F
22° C
72° F
Hills 25° C
77° F
19° C
67° F
Low: 9:07 AM High: 3:30 PM
Low: 8:00 PM High: 2:21 AM (Fri)
Sunrise: 5:47 AM Moonrise: 11:47 AM
Sunset: 5:25 PM Moonset: 11:06 PM

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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