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Belize Weather Forecast: May 3, 2014 #490298
05/03/14 05:32 AM
05/03/14 05:32 AM
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Marty Offline OP

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Belize Weather Forecast: May 3, 2014

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Late season cold front will become stationary across Yucatan and maintain moist and unstable conditions the next couple of days.
Advisories: **Small craft caution for gusty winds and locally rough seas near the heavier showers and thunderstorms**
24-hour forecast: Cloudy skies with some showers and a few thunderstorms mostly over northern and inland areas at first this afternoon then over most areas tonight.
Winds: East - northeast 5-15 knots, becoming gusty near the heavier showers and thunderstorms.
Marine Forecast:
Today: Winds: E-NE 5-15 kts.; seas: Light chop - choppy.; waves: 2-4 ft.; some showers and a few thunderstorms.
Tomorrow: Winds: NE-N 5-15 kts.; seas: Light chop - choppy.; waves: 2-4 ft.; a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Marine Outlook: Sunday night:- Winds: NE'ly 5-15 kts.; seas: Choppy.; waves: 3-5 ft.; a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Sea Surface Temp (°F): 82
General Outlook: Some cloudy spells with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms mostly inland Sunday and over the south and coast Sunday night.

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23° C
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Re: Belize Weather Forecast: May 3, 2014 [Re: Marty] #490307
05/03/14 06:13 AM
05/03/14 06:13 AM
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A rainy day on Ambergris Caye but the sea is calm and watersports activities go on, The Guides say, " Your gona get wet anyway".
Todays expected high is 87.

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Re: Belize Weather Forecast: May 3, 2014 [Re: Marty] #490319
05/03/14 07:41 AM
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Marty Offline OP

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From Belmopan... 08:30 BZT

Unstable air continues over us today. . .. Last nights rain has passed from Guatamala to over the Sea now. . ..There may well be the odd outbreaks of rain, but not much, that probably dying out as the day warms up . .. .I expect today to be very variable, a lot of Overcast cloud, some sun patches breaking through later, could be the occasional rain. . . ..That Cool front keeping things erratic, but it is breaking up.

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: May 3, 2014 [Re: Marty] #490327
05/03/14 08:44 AM
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Sun's out and it is getting hot as there is very little breeze. The rain is very welcome and everything looks nice and clean.

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Re: Belize Weather Forecast: May 3, 2014 [Re: Marty] #490335
05/03/14 12:11 PM
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From Belmopan... 13:00 BZT

That light rain from Mexico has not got here. . ..But rain is breaking out in scattered areas all over Belize. ..Not really moving from any direction.

So it is indirectly the result of the unstable air around and the remains of that cool front, and I suspect a Low pressure centre, that is not being shown. on any maps.

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: May 3, 2014 [Re: Marty] #490338
05/03/14 02:28 PM
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Marty Offline OP

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from Belize City….

time to dig up the streets of Belize City.

Dig them up, without effecting any traffic and put in drains. . .. Or just leave dug up roads, to let the water out.

I've heard several people, usually well informed, in the last couple days expressing that our new concrete drains are too deep, and are full of stagnant water under the concrete paving.

better, as in the old days, when there were more, shallower drains, which also acted as soak aways.


There would not be Stagnant water, if they had the gradient correct, so that it runs out into the sea.

I have put a drain right along the front of our property.

BUT, unlike what I think you are describing for Belize City. . ...I have intentionally used concrete blocks, Without them being joined together with cement.

So that any water above them, in the ground can get into the drain.. .. ( Blocks lying sideways with their 6" x 6" square box hole as the drain. ) . .. .Any water in the Drain, that has not flowed out of the far end, can then soak into the ground below the drain.. . .. .Concrete is only above them, to provide physical protection.

But yes, I have noticed a number of plastic tube culverts also have some stagnant water in them after rain.. . . .They need to be perforated.

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