Belize Weather Forecast: March 8, 2020
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Present Condition: Cloudy. Cool and windy conditions continue due to the influence of a weak cold front in the area.
Advisories: *A small craft caution remains in effect for gusty winds and rough seas.*
Variably cloudy skies with a few scattered showers and periods of light rain occuring offshore and mostly along central and southern coastal areas at first then spreading inland. Activity will decrease and affect mostly the south tonight.
Winds: North-Northeast | 10-20 kts | Gusty
Sea State: Rough
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 81
Some cloudy spells with showers being isolated and mostly over southern areas Monday and Monday night.
Tropical Weather Outlook:
Tropical cyclone formation is not expected in the North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea or the Gulf of Mexico within the next 48 hours.
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||N-NE 10-20 kts
||PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN CONTINUING.
||NE 10-20 kts
||A FEW SHOWERS AND PERIODS OF RAIN.
||NE 10-20 kts
||A FEW SHOWERS OR PERIODS OF RAIN MOSTLY OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AREAS.
||E-NE 10-20 kts
||MONDAY:- ISOLATED SHOWERS EXCEPT FOR A FEW MORE OVER THE SOUTH.
The Caribbean Sea
The 18-hour forecast, starting at 08/0600 UTC, from 17N to 19N
between 75W and 77W, including in the Windward Passage, consists
of NE gale-force winds. The sea heights will range from 9 feet to
13 feet. Expect, also, NE gale-force winds and sea heights
reaching 8 feet, from 17N to 18N between 70W and 71W, in the
southern coastal waters of the Dominican Republic. Please read
the SPECIAL FEATURES section.
A second area of gale-force winds is forecast to develop in the
waters that are off the coast of Colombia, in 18 hours, from 11N
to 12N between 74W and 76W. The sea heights are forecast to range
from 8 feet to 9 feet. Please read the SPECIAL FEATURES section.
A cold front is passing through 21N70W in the Atlantic Ocean about
100 nm to the north of the Dominican Republic, through the
Windward Passage, to 18N80W in the NW corner of the Caribbean Sea,
curving to 17N75W, and to the eastern part of Honduras.
Precipitation: Broken to overcast low level and middle level
clouds and possible rainshowers are to the northwest of the line
that runs from 16N70W to 13N77W, to the coast of Panama along
Rainshowers are possible, elsewhere, in clusters of broken low
level clouds, in trade wind flow, across the area.
24-hour rainfall totals that are listed for the period that
ended at 08/0000 UTC, according to the PAN AMERICAN TEMPERATURE
AND PRECIPITATION TABLES, MIATPTPAN/SXCA01 KNHC, are: 0.15 in
The current cold front will move SE and stall, from eastern
Puerto Rico into the central Caribbean Sea on Monday. Strong winds
and large seas will prevail behind the front across the Caribbean
Sea. Expect brief gale-force winds in the lee of Cuba, the
Windward Passage, and off the southern coast of Hispaniola on
tonight. Strong winds will prevail, elsewhere, in the south
central Caribbean Sea through the forecast period. The wind speeds
will pulse to minimal gale-force tonight and on Monday night.
|High: 9:31 AM
||Low: 3:01 PM|
|High: 9:18 PM
||Low: 4:07 AM (Mon)|
| Sunrise: 6:04 AM
|| Moonrise: 5:13 PM|
|Sunset: 6:01 PM
||Moonset: 6:10 AM (Mon)
Four Day Weather Outlook:
For more information, check the Daily Tropical Weather Outlook.
Climate Prediction Center’s Central America Hazards Outlook
Belize National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO)
Philip S W Goldson International Airport: