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Belize Weather Forecast: August 7, 2017 #525010
08/07/17 05:54 AM
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Belize Weather Forecast: August 7, 2017


General Situation:
Belize NMS: Tropical Storm Franklin over the Northwest Caribbean Sea supports moist and unstable conditions.
Advisories: Tropical Storm Warning for the coast from Belize City to the northern Border with Mexico. flash flooding and localised flooding alert in effect for residents living near rivers and streams and low lying areas!!!! Small Craft Caution in effect for gusty winds and rough seas near showers and thunderstorms.
24-hour forecast: Cloudy skies with a few showers and thunderstorms over most areas, but especially along the coast today and increasing over most areas tonight.
Winds: Northeast-North | 10-20 kts | Squally
Sea Surface Temp (°f): 85
General Outlook: For Tues. and Tues. night is for cloudy to overcast skies with some showers and a few thunderstorms over most areas, but especially the north and coast.
Daily Tropical Weather Outlook: At 6:00am, the center of Tropical Storm Franklin was located near 17.3N 84.7W or about 230ls EAST of Belize City. Franklin was moving WNW at about 13mph with maximum sustained winds of 50mph.

Marine Conditions:
  Winds Seas Waves Details
Today NE-N 10-20 kts Moderate-Rough 4-7 ft Few showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight N-NW 20-30 kts Rough 6-8 ft Some outbreaks of showers and thunderstorms.
Tomorrow S-SE 15-25 kts Rough 5-7 ft Some showers and a few thunderstorms mostly north.
Outlook E-SE 10-20 kts Moderate-Rough 4-7 ft Some showers and a few thunderstorms.

Climate Prediction Centers Central America Hazards Outlook

Current Conditions and weather history for Ambergris Caye / San Pedro

Current Caye Caulker Weather Information

Belize National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO)

Windfinder forecast for Ambergris Caye & San Pedro

  High Low
Coastal 31° C
87° F
26° C
78° F
Inland 33° C
92° F
23° C
73° F
Hills 25° C
77° F
20° C
68° F
TIDES:
High: 9:30 AM Low: 4:33 PM
High: 10:35 PM Low: 3:53 AM (Tue.)
Sunrise: 5:34 AM Moonrise: 6:29 PM
Sunset: 6:23 PM Moonset: 6:15 AM (Tue.)

CLICK here and here for detailed local weather data

For more information, check the daily Tropical Weather Outlook CLICK HERE.

For more on Tropical Storm Franklin, CLICK HERE.


Re: Belize Weather Forecast: August 7, 2017 [Re: Marty] #525013
08/07/17 07:17 AM
08/07/17 07:17 AM
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They say a photograph is worth a thousand words. I'm nailing down the shutters for tonight's storm.

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Re: Belize Weather Forecast: August 7, 2017 [Re: Marty] #525018
08/07/17 08:41 AM
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From Belmopan...

Well it did reform over night and is covering a very large area and forming many swell-ups near to Belize. It has now been called TS FRANKLIN and is right on our door steep. They reckon its centre is 52 mph winds, I think that is perhaps wishful thinking, there are usually strong winds below any swell-up, this area is many swell-ups, so yes there can be winds of 52 mph, but I am not seeing that as the central rotating speed. However, its cloud cover is vast, one of the biggest TS I have seen, that tends to prevent them spinning up much, but without calling it a TS, they can't put a name to it.

There are individual swell-ups occurring along the Belize coast right now, particularly Belize City, Dangriga, and also Corozal and approaching PG. At present, not a lot of rain, but there are small, isolated heavy rain showers, the main rain is way out at sea, which is getting nearer to Belize.

Looks like today will be overcast, with rain showers in any part of the country


The latest cloud picture. The cloud area is huge, this is just a quarter of it.

Temperatures in Belmopan :
( Coast usually cooler, hills even cooler ) Sun max. 31C 88F Last night min. 26C 78F

Ambergris Caye:
https://www.wunderground.com/q/locid:BHXX0104;loctype:1
Belmopan:
https://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=MD1029#history
Caye Caulker:
https://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=IBELIZED2#history

For more information, check the daily Tropical Weather Outlook CLICK HERE.

For more on Tropical Storm Franklin, CLICK HERE.



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