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Belize Weather Forecast: March 13, 2018


General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: A cold front is affecting the country.
Advisories: None.
24-hour forecast: Mostly cloudy with a few showers or periods of rain especially over the south and coast this morning, spreading to most areas this afternoon then mainly over southern and coastal areas tonight and tomorrow morning.
Winds: North-Northeast | 5-15 kts
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 81
General Outlook: A few showers, periods of light rain and possible isolated thunderstorms will continue to affect the south and coast Wednesday then mainly southern areas Wednesday night.
Daily Tropical Weather Outlook: The 2017 Hurricane Season has ended

Marine Conditions:
  Winds Seas Waves Details
Today N-NE 5-15 kts Choppy-Moderate 3-5 ft A FEW SHOWERS OR PERIODS OF RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
Tonight NE 10-20 kts Moderate-Rough 4-7 ft A FEW SHOWERS, PERIODS OF RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
Tomorrow N-NE 10-20 kts Moderate-Rough 4-7 ft A FEW SHOWERS OR LIGHT RAIN AND POSSIBLE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
Outlook NE 10-20 kts Choppy-Moderate 4-6 ft A FEW SHOWERS OR LIGHT RAIN MOSTLY SOUTH.

Climate Prediction Center's 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 28° C
82° F
22° C
72° F
Inland 30° C
86° F
20° C
68° F
Hills 24° C
76° F
16° C
60° F
TIDES:
High: 8:34 AM Low: 1:37 PM
High: 7:34 PM Low: 2:40 AM (Wed)
Sunrise: 6:02 AM Moonset: 2:58 PM
Sunset: 6:02 PM Moonrise: 4:06 AM (Wed)

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For more information, check the Daily Tropical Weather Outlook.


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On Ambergris Caye this morning we have a Northern breeze at 6 mph. The sea around our Barrier Reef is calm and the sky overcast.Today's expected high is 82 f.

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From Belmopan...

Well that was a storm last night. It was caused by the Pacific high-level winds over Mexico, inter reacting with other activity in north America to produce a large winter storm over the US eastern coast line, causing serios problems to New York, Boston and other areas. But its long southern arm, which started along the Texas coast, sweep down over the Gulf and the Yucatan yesterday, reaching Corozal yesterday evening, beaching down to central Belize and Belmopan just moments after midnight, with high winds and storm rain. I measured 43mm nearly 2" of rain, but by this morning my whole garden was dry, due to good drainage and the rain finishing hours ago. There is still a little rain, but that is now out at sea. Although that storm band moved down from the north, its wind was from the SW, it was stripping off the tops of clouds yesterday, causing rain in Guatamala, that did not get into Belize. Now there is a blanket of cloud over most of Belize, its lower part moving from the east, but its tops moving from the SW.

Looks like today will start cloudy, overcast, but brighten up later, there could still be some rain showers.


Temperatures in Belmopan :
( Coast usually cooler, hills even cooler ) Last night min. 20°C 69°F Yesterday max. 32°C 91°F

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


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The Cloud picture. This is a more complex picture than it looks, with Caribbean air and cloud trying to come in from the east, other clouds still moving down from the north, with the main high-level coming over from the west. There is also another high-level cloud movement from the ITCZ activity in the Pacific near Panama, that has pushed up from the SW over Honduras.



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Still very confused weather. The Caribbean wind and cloud trying to push in from the east whilst higher mid-level clouds coming down from the north, and high-level winds from the SW, but the surface wind over Belmopan is also from the SW. There have been a few sprinkles of rain, and a fair bit of sunshine now.




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