Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Present Condition: Partly cloudy this morning, should clear fairly early. Mainly fair conditions prevail.
Sunny with a few cloudy spells today and clear to partly cloudy tonight with showers being isolated.
Winds: E-SE, 10-20 kts Sea State:
Waves: 3-5 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 81
Mainly fair conditions continue with isolated showers on Friday through Friday night.
Sargassum Forecast from February 9 to February 17:
Sargassum impacts are expected to remain moderate during the coming days with the chance of a few mats drifting onto local beaches. 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
There are ongoing
gales off the coast of Colombia. Relatively dry air is in place over most of the Caribbean, but a
cluster of thunderstorms is ongoing within 90 nm offshore of
Hispaniola. Fresh trades continue, except for strong over portions
of the central Caribbean. Seas average 5 to 7 ft.
High pressure north of the Caribbean Sea will maintain fresh to
strong trade winds over the central and portions of the SW
Caribbean through Mon night. Gale force winds will pulse off the
coast of Colombia early this morning and again tonight, with near
gale conditions prevailing through the weekend. Fresh to strong
winds are also expected in the Gulf of Honduras and Windward
Passage through Fri. Otherwise, NE swell will affect the tropical
N Atlantic waters tonight through early next week with building
seas to 9 ft.