Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Present Condition: Mostly cloudy this morning. Partly cloudy in San Pedro. Moist and unstable conditions prevail over the area.
Advisories: FLOOD ALERT: There is the possibility for flooding over low lying and flood prone areas.
Cloudy at times with a few showers, isolated thunderstorms and periods of rain occurring mostly over the south and coast this morning, gradually decreasing by this afternoon and becoming isolated. Then a few showers and isolated thunderstorms will redevelop mostly over the south and coast tonight.
Winds: E, 10-20 kts Sea State:
Waves: 3-5 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 85
A few showers, periods of rain and isolated thunderstorms will occur over most of the country on Sunday. Activity will decrease by evening and linger over the south Sunday night.
Sargassum Forecast from May 18 to May 26:
The chances of sargassum affecting local beaches continue to be high as satellite imagery shows several sargassum mats over the northwest Caribbean Sea. San Pedro has a high probability and a moderate impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook:
Sub-tropical Storm Ana has formed with centre near latitude 34.2N and longitude 62.2W or about 200miles northeast of Bermuda. Ana was moving slowly to the west-southwest at 3mph with maximum sustained winds near 45mph.
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Live Beach Cam at Blue Water Grill
The Caribbean Sea
A stationary front along 20N is across the Windward Passage and
eastern Cuba, 20N80W. Scattered showers are along and south of
the front, from the western tip of Puerto Rico across Hispaniola
to Jamaica to the Yucatan Channel. Most of the open waters in the
eastern and central Caribbean south of 18N lack any significant
precipitation. Fresh to strong E winds prevail over the central
Caribbean, as well as in the lee of western Cuba and south of 14N
to the coast of Colombia. Moderate to fresh winds are noted
elsewhere. Seas of 6-9 ft prevail over the central Caribbean, with
4-6 ft seas elsewhere.
For the forecast, high pressure north of the Bahamas across the
western Atlantic will support fresh to strong winds and 6 to 8 ft
seas across the central Caribbean through Wed.
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on recently developed Subtropical Storm Ana, located about 180 miles northeast of Bermuda.
Surface observations and radar data indicate that the area of low pressure previously over the northwestern Gulf of Mexico has moved inland over southeastern Texas. Therefore, tropical cyclone formation is not expected.
For further information on tropical conditions, check the daily Tropical Weather Outlook, click here.