Belize Tropical Weather Outlook: March 22, 2018

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Belize NMS Forecast

March 22, 2018

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected in the North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea or Gulf of Mexico during the next 48 hours.

USA National Weather Service Forecast

March 22, 2018

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

Routine issuance of the Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on June 1, 2018. During the off-season, Special Tropical Weather Outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant.

Tropical Weather Discussion

...Special features...

Atlantic Gale Warning: A pair of cold front extends across the west Atlantic. The first is from 31N68W to 22N78W. A reinforcing front extends from 31N72W to 24N80W. Winds to minimal gale force can be expected north of 30N between 67W and 70W and continue through the next 12 hours. The fronts will merge during the next few days. The new front will continue moving east across the west-central Atlantic while weakening. Please read the High Seas Forecast, under WMO/AWIPS headers FZNT02 KNHC/HSFAT2, for more details, and the OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE SW AND TROPICAL NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN AND THE CARIBBEAN SEA, listed under the WMO/AWIPS headers, FZNT23 KNHC/OFFNT3, for more details.

...The Caribbean Sea...

Undersea volcano Kick'em Jenny, north of Grenada near 12.18N 61.38W, is in a state of unrest. The government of Grenada advises mariners to observe a 5 km or 3.1 nm exclusion zone around Kick'em Jenny. Please refer to the webpage,, for additional information.

A pair of frontal boundaries are moving across the far northwest Caribbean waters with scattered showers. These fronts will merge over the western half of the basin during the next few days. The resultant front will continue moving east while weakening.

High pressure in the western Atlantic Ocean will support fresh to locally strong trade winds across the south central Caribbean Sea during the next several days. Winds will reach near gale force along the NW coast of Colombia during the overnight hours.

Climate Prediction Center's Central America Hazards Outlook

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Infrared Satellite in Belize City

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