Belize Weather Forecast: February 17, 2021

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Mostly clear in the north, partly cloudy in the south. Fair conditions will prevail over the area.
Advisories: *Small craft warning goes into effect tonight.*
24-hour forecast: Mostly sunny today and partly cloudy tonight with little or no rainfall expected.
Winds: E-SE, 5-15 kts
Sea State: Light Chop - Choppy
Waves: 2-5 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 82
Outlook: Mainly fair weather will prevail Thursday then a few showers and isolated thunderstorms will develop late Thursday night as a cold front approaches.
Sargassum Forecast from February 16 to February 24: Observations suggest that there is the chance of a few sargassum mats affecting beaches mainly in the south of the country. San Pedro has a low probability and a minimal expected impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook: There are no organized tropical features across the Atlantic basin at this time. Updates will resume at the beginning of the 2021 hurricane season (June 1). Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

Broad upper level anticyclonic wind flow spans the region, and relatively dry air in subsidence is apparent in water vapor imagery east of 83W, and over the Yucatan Peninsula.

Broken to overcast low level clouds, and isolated moderate showers are observed in the Caribbean Sea. The clouds and showers are moving with the low level trade wind flow.

High pressure north of the area near 30N58W will maintain fresh to strong trade winds across the central and eastern Caribbean through Thursday. Winds off Colombia will pulse to near-gale force tonight, and may reach gale Sunday night. SE winds will increase in the Gulf of Honduras tonight and Thursday as a cold front approaches the Yucatan Channel. The front will move across western Caribbean Friday and Saturday, then stall and weaken Saturday night. Strong north winds will follow the front. Large north swell will continue to affect the tropical N Atlantic waters through Thursday.

  High Low
Coastal 31° C
88° F
27° C
80° F
Inland 34° C
93° F
22° C
72° F
Hills 28° C
83° F
19° C
66° F
Low:7:41 AM High: 1:26 PM
Low: 8:37 PM High: 2:14 (Thu)
Sunrise: 6:18 AM Moonrise: 10:08 AM
Sunset: 5:55 PM Moonset: 11:00 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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