Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Present Condition: Mostly cloudy except in the northeast. A relatively moist air mass prevails over the area.
Advisories: *SMALL CRAFT WARNING: A Small Craft Warning is in effect for northerly swells. Operators of small crafts should remain in safe harbor.*
Cloudy spells with periods of light rain and isolated showers mainly over some coastal and southern areas this morning, decreasing. Then mainly fair conditions with isolated showers expected tonight.
Winds: E-NE, 10-20 kt Sea State:
Waves: 6-8 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 80
A few cloudy spells and isolated showers for Sunday with activity increasing along the coast Sunday night.
Sargassum Forecast from January 26, 2021 to February 3:
Latest satellite imagery suggests that sargassum has increased over the area and there is a medium chance of sargassum landing on local beaches with moderate impacts during the coming days. San Pedro has a medium probability and a moderate expected impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook:
There are no organized tropical features across the Atlantic basin at this time. Updates will resume at the beginning of the 2021 hurricane season (June 1).
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The Caribbean Sea
The front in the NW Caribbean will drift southward then dissipate
later today. Strong high pressure north of the area will support
fresh to strong winds in the south-central Caribbean through
Tuesday, with gale conditions expected near the coast of Colombia
tonight. Large northerly swell will propagate through the NE
Caribbean passages and into the Tropical N Atlantic waters this
weekend, with the largest swell expected tonight through Sun
night. A cold front is forecast to reach the Yucatan Channel on
Monday, and extend from the Dominican Republic to the central
Caribbean by late Tuesday.
Large northerly swell east of the Bahamas will cause potential
coastal flooding and very high surf along north-facing shorelines
of the Caribbean Sea islands east of Hispaniola, with sea heights
approaching 20 feet in some areas.
A dissipating cold front passes through the eastern sections of
the Dominican Republic, then south of Jamaica, to 17N87W near the
Gulf of Honduras. Isolated showers are associated with the front.
A weak surface trough passes through 20N60W in the Atlantic Ocean
to 13N65W in the Caribbean Sea. Broken to overcast multi-layered
clouds, and a few showers are associated with the trough axis. The
monsoon trough is inland along the northern coast of Colombia.
Present Condition: Mostly cloudy except in the north. A relatively moist air mass prevails over the area. A small craft warning is in effect for northerly swells. Operators of small crafts should remain in safe harbor.
24hr Forecast: Cloudy spells with periods of light rain and isolated showers mainly over some coastal and southern areas this morning, decreasing. Then mainly fair conditions with isolated showers expected tonight.
Outlook: A few cloudy spells and isolated showers for Sunday with activity increasing along the coast Sunday night.
Live Beach Cam at Blue Water Grill
On the beach by our house - you can see a LARGE tree stuck on the reef. It's like a twister dropped it there...gotta be 30-40 feet high? Wonder where this tree came from. SanPedroScoop, Picture by Wes Witt.
When you are driving to town early in the morning and you see Smurf holding a giant fish in the back of a golf cart... Photo by San Pedro Scoop