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Belize Weather Forecast: June 10, 2012

General Situation:

Belize NMS: Gusty easterly to southeasterly airflow prevails.
24-hour forecast: Sunny with a few cloudy spells today and partly cloudy tonight; showers will be generally isolated along with isolated thunderstorms mainly in the south tonight.
Winds: East - southeast 10-20 knots with occasional higher gusts.
Marine Forecast: Moderate to rough. Gusty easterly to southeasterly airflow prevailing... *Operators of small craft should exercise caution for occasionally rough seas* Today: Winds: E-SE 10-20 kts with occasional higher gusts . Seas: Moderate - rough . Waves: 4-7 ft.; isolated showers. Outlook: Monday night:- winds: E-NE 10-20 kts.; seas: Choppy-moderate.; waves: 3-6 ft.; isolated showers.
Sea Surface Temp (�F): 83
Outlook: For Monday and Monday night is for generally fair weather with only isolated showers or isolated thunderstorms.

Valid: Friday, June 8 until Monday, June 11, 2012

The hot, steamy weather will continue this weekend. Brief showers and afternoon thunderstorms possible. We won't see persistent and heavy downpours until late Wednesday or Thursday of next week as a low tries to develop in the NW Caribbean near Belize.

The features of interest over the NW Caribbean and Belize this weekend through until mid-week will be a weak pressure gradient in the western Caribbean and northern Central America, which will favour light winds combined with hot and steamy day-time conditions. An upper level ridge of high pressure over the region will not support widespread convection, but yes, the intense radiation will warm up the lower atmosphere and will provoke some showers along coastal areas during the morning hours and afternoon thunderstorms in the interior. These thunderstorms could produce an inch of rainfall or more locally, but will be short-lived and hence not favourable for significant runoff and localized flash floods this weekend. The next bout of widespread showers will begin to develop over Belize on Thursday and Friday of next week, associated with the eastward movement of an upper level trough over the region and a perturbation (surface trough) in the low level easterlies.

As a result, we can expect hot and steamy conditions to persist this weekend through Wednesday, with a few moderate but brief showers or afternoon thunderstorms, mostly along the coast and Cayes in the morning hours, and over areas of the Orange Walk, Cayo, western Stann Creek and the Toledo districts during the afternoon and evening.

Daily rainfall totals will range from 0.10-0.25 of-an-inch over most districts this weekend. Higher, daily rainfall amounts of 0.50-1.00 inch are possible in the interior associated with localized, heavier showers and thunderstorms.

CLICK HERE for the full Belize Weekend Weather Report

Tropical Cyclone Outlook: The models are not forecasting any tropical cyclone formation over the Caribbean during the next five days.

CLICK HERE for the full Belize Weekly Weather Report

Tropical Weather Outlook: For the North Atlantic... Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico... Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 48 hours.

Click for detailed Tropical Weather Information

Current Caye Caulker Weather Information
Belize Hydrological�& Flooding Information
Belize National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO)

  High Low
Coastal 32° C
89° F
26° C
79° F
Inland 34° C
94° F
23° C
74° F
Hills 27° C
80° F
21° C
70° F
Low - 8:48 AM High - 2:29 PM
Low - 9:24 PM High - 3:35 AM (MON.)
Sunrise - 5:18 AM Moonrise - 11:42 PM
Sunset - 6:27 PM Moonset - 11:16 AM

CLICK here and here for detailed weather data

Last edited by Marty; 06/11/12 06:47 AM.
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 6,267
about this wind ....... when will it die down?
where do I find this info in an easily readable format -?

Kite surfers take note - today is looking great for ya'll.

Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 6,267
Found the TAFB product on NHC site - wind directions and wave heights.
If I read it correctly we'll be having more of the same tomorrow.
10-15 kts ....

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