Belize Tropical Weather Outlook: April 21, 2018

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Area wind information

Belize NMS Forecast

April 21, 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

April 21, 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

...The Caribbean Sea...

Upper level cyclonic wind flow, with a trough, spans the entire area. The trough cuts across central Cuba, toward the Gulf of Uraba of Colombia. Lingering rainshowers cover the area that extends from Nicaragua near 13N northward to the Bahamas near 24N between 68W/eastern sections of Hispaniola and 88W in parts of Central America.

Surface-to-low level cyclonic wind flow is in the SW corner of the area. rainshowers are possible from 15N southward from 76W westward.

Other rainshowers are possible from 77W eastward. 24-hour rainfall totals that are listed for the period that ended at 21/0000 UTC...according to the PAN AMERICAN TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION TABLES...MIATPTPAN/SXCA01 KNHC...are: 0.17 in Guadeloupe.

Atlantic high pressure will maintain fresh to locally strong trade winds across the south-central Caribbean Sea through early Sunday. Strong nocturnal trade winds then are expected to resume on Sunday night along the northern coast of the South America. Northeast swell, currently across the tropical waters that are to the east of the Leeward Islands, will subside gradually through Saturday evening. A weakening cold front will pass across the Yucatan Basin on Tuesday night, and wash out across the northwestern Caribbean Sea during the middle of next week.

Climate Prediction Center's Central America Hazards Outlook

48 Hour Forecast - Favorable Environmental Conditions For Tropical Development

Infrared Satellite in Belize City

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Last edited by Marty; 9 hours ago.