Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Present Condition: Mostly clear throughout the country, a few clouds in the southwest. Clear skies in San Pedro, a few scattered clouds. Fair weather prevails, but changes come later today as a cold front enters the area.
Sunny with cloudy spells this morning with isolated showers, followed by an increase in cloudiness, showers and thunderstroms this afternoon, firstly over the south and inland areas , then over most areas tonight.
Winds: E-NE, 5-15 kts
Waves: 3-5 ft
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 81
For Saturday and Saturday night is for cloudy skies with a few showers, periods of rain and isolated showers, especially along the coast and over the sea.
Sargassum Forecast from February 1 to February 9:
Latest observations show a moderate increase in Sargassum offshore the country. As a result there in an increase in the chances of Sargassum affecting local beaches during the next few days. San Pedro has a medium probability with 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 stationary front extends across the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
and then to the south of the Dominican Republic. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms are active north of 16N and
east of 70W. High pressure centered over the north-central
Atlantic is supporting fresh to strong trade winds off Colombia
where seas are building to 9 ft. Moderate to fresh winds and 5 to
7 ft seas are noted elsewhere, with pulses to 25 kt off the coast
of central Honduras.
For the forecast, the high pressure north of the area will
continue to support fresh to strong winds near the coast of
Colombia, south of Hispaniola, in the Windward passage, and in the
Gulf of Honduras mainly at night through Fri night. Moderate
trades will prevail elsewhere. Moderate to fresh NE winds will
remain over the Windward Passage diminishing into early next week.
Large NE swell will dominate the Atlantic waters of the Leeward
Islands through late Sat.
There is another cold front coming in from the Gulf, its main front is not on the Yucatan and will get to Belize later today and tonight, there are some effects from it already past Belize and out in the Caribbean, slowing down the easterly Caribbean winds into Belize. Presently no indications of rain.
Looks as if today will be cloudy for some, still sun and clod for many, but more cloud later, possibly some rain later this afternoon. No rain on the Radar
Temperatures in Belmopan : ( Coast usually cooler, hills even cooler ) Last Night 22°C 72°F Yesterday max. 30°C 86°F Yesterday Rain 0mm ( 0") Over Night Rain 0mm ( 0" )
Present Condition: Light scattered clouds, mostly sunny. Mostly clear in San Pedro. Fair conditions prevail but changes are expected as a cold front approaches the area.
24hr Forecast: Cloudy at times with isolated showers and isolated thunderstorms mostly inland this afternoon and evening, increasing over most areas tonight. Tomorrow morning will be cool with a few showers and periods of rain especially along the coast and offshore.
Outlook: A few showers or periods of rain will continue mainly over southern areas Saturday afternoon and over northern areas saturday evening and night. Sunday morning will be cool with only light rain, if any.
Increasing clouds and night rain due to "Sulub" cold front.
Cold front #Sulub (num. 28) getting closer to the Yucatan Peninsula. Its associated trough is already generating increased clouds and rain in the region.