Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Present Condition: Clooudy skies this morning throughout the country as a cold front begins to move through. Cloudy in San Pedro. Northerly airflow prevailing.
Advisories: A small craft caution is in effect for gusty winds and locally rough seas, especially near heavy showers or isolated thunderstorms.
Cloudy skies today with a few sunny breaks. Tonight skies will be partly cloudy to cloudy. A few showers or light rain will develop mainly along coastal areas and offshore during the day time and then more so along northern and southern coastal areas tonight, elsewhere shower activiy will be isolated.
Winds: N-NW, 5-15 kts
Waves: 3-5 ft
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 82
For Wednesday and Wednesday night is for partly cloudy skies with only isolated showers.
Sargassum Forecast from December 29 to January 5:
There continues to be a low to medium chance that a few sargassum mats could drift onto beaches across the country during the next few days. San Pedro has a medium probability and a moderate impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook:
The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season has ended, warnings will resume on May 15, 2022.
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Phoenix Resort in San Pedro | Click here for view at the airport/sunset
The Caribbean Sea
A cold front extends from west-central Cuba near 22N81W to
20N84W, where it becomes a stationary front to 19N86W. A trough
extends off the tail-end of the front from 19N87W to 16N88W in the
Gulf of Honduras. Showers are present along the trough in addition
to isolated showers along the front. Fresh N winds continue
northwest of the front with seas to 8 ft. Similar winds are
present in the western Gulf of Honduras.
Strong gale- force winds continue off the coast of Colombia and in
the SW Caribbean with moderate to locally fresh trades in the
eastern basin. Seas are 8-11 ft in the SW Caribbean and 4-6 ft
For the forecast, surface ridging across the SW N Atlantic with
low pressure over Colombia will continue to support pulses of
fresh to strong trade winds across the central basin through Sat.
The gale-force winds near Colombia will end by early this morning.
Fresh NE winds and 8 ft seas continue in the Yucatan channel
behind the cold front that extends from western Cuba to the
Yucatan. These conditions will gradually diminish through tonight
as the front stalls before dissipating. Moderate to locally fresh
easterly winds are expected to diminish in the E Caribbean today
and resume again tonight through Sat night.
The Caribbean winds are pushing back and perhaps over the cool air, but coming down from the NE. The cool surface wind is from the SW not much trace of any high level winds. Presently a lot of cloud, some low cloud or fog.
Looks as if today will be mainly cloudy for much of the day, there could be a few sunshine patches and there could be some rain patches almost anywhere.
Temperatures in Belmopan : ( Coast usually cooler, hills even cooler ) Last Night 20°C 68°F Yesterday max. 29°C 84°F Yesterday Rain 20.6 mm ( 0.8") Over Night Rain 0.1 mm ( 0" )
Present Condition: Cloudy skies throughout the country as a cold front moves through. Cloudy in San Pedro. A cool north to northwesterly airflow prevails. A small craft caution is in effect for gusty winds and locally rough seas, especially near heavy showers or isolated thunderstorms.
24hr Forecast: Mostly cloudy with light rain or a few showers over most areas this afternoon then mainly over northern and southern areas tonight. Cloudy spells tomorrow morning with light rain or isolated showers.
Outlook: For Wednesday afternoon to Thursday midday is for generally fair weather conditions with only isolated showers developing.
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