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Belize Weather Forecast: September 18, 2022


General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Mostly clear with a few scattered clouds on the mainland. Clear skies in San Pedro. Relatively moist and unstable conditions continue.
Advisories: None.
24-hour forecast: Sunny with some cloudy spells today and cloudy at times tonight. Showers or thunderstorms will be generally isolated with a few more developing over central and southern areas this afternoon and tonight.
Winds: E-NE, 10-20 kts
Sea State: Light Chop
Waves: 2-4 ft
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 85
Outlook: Showers or thunderstorms will be generally isolated with a few more developing over the southern districts for Monday and Monday night.
Sargassum Forecast from September 14 to September 21: There is a low to medium chance of a few more sargassum mats affecting beaches especially over southern parts of the country. San Pedro has a low probability with a moderate impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook: At 3:00 am, Tropical Storm Fiona was centered near 17.1N and 65.8W or about 80 miles west of St Croix, USVI. Click for more of the tropical weather outlook...

Marine Conditions:


Phoenix Resort in San Pedro


View at the airport/sunset

The Caribbean Sea

There are two tropical waves in the Atlantic, and none in the Caribbean. Tropical Storm Fiona is currently located over the northeastern Caribbean Sea as it approaches Puerto Rico.

Outside of convection associated to Fiona, scattered showers and thunderstorms are noted from 14N to 18N between 79W-85W, and from 11N to 14N west of 80W to inland Nicaragua. Similar activity is from 12N to 14N between 70W-75W. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are over the remainder of the basin and near Jamaica. Overnight ASCAT data passes indicate fresh to strong trade winds are off the southern coast of Hispaniola, especially N of 15N and between 68W-72W, and also at the entrance of the Windward Passage. Wave heights over these waters are 4-7 ft. Elsewhere, moderate or lighter winds along with lower wave heights of 2-4 ft prevail.

For the forecast, Tropical Storm Fiona about 70 nm southeast of Puerto Rico at 5 AM EDT moving WNW at 7 kt has maximum sustained winds 55 kt gusts 65 kt. Fiona is forecast to strengthen to a hurricane near 17.8N 66.9W this afternoon with maximum sustained winds 65 kt gusts 80 kt, move to near 18.7N 68.0W late tonight, then gradually strengthen as it moves to near the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic near 19.8N 69.0W Mon afternoon with maximum sustained winds 70 kt gusts 85 kt, moves to the Atlantic waters north of Hispaniola near 21.2N 69.8W late Mon night and continue to strengthen as is tracks farther north and away from the Caribbean Sea. Residual swell over the eastern Caribbean from Fiona will slowly subside over the eastern Caribbean Mon into Tue.


  High Low
Coastal 31° C
87° F
27° C
80° F
Inland 33° C
92° F
23° C
73° F
Hills 27° C
80° F
19° C
66° F
TIDES, SUNRISE & MOONRISE:
Low: 11:11 AM High: 8:06 PM
Low: 9:57 PM High: 3:53 AM (Mon)
Sunrise: 5:41 AM Moonset: 1:03 PM
Sunset: 5:52 PM Moonrise: 12:12 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)

Ambergris Caye:
https://sanpedrowx.com/
https://www.wunderground.com/weather/bz/san-pedro

Philip S W Goldson International Airport:
https://www.wunderground.com/weather/bz/belize/MZBZ?cm_ven=localwx_today

Belmopan:
https://www.wunderground.com/weather/bz/belmopan/17.26%2C-88.78

Caye Caulker:
https://www.wunderground.com/weather/bz/caye-caulker-village


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At the moment, Fiona is a strengthening tropical storm. Tropical Storm Fiona should be close to or exceed hurricane status at landfall across the far southwestern Puerto Rico peninsula today. TSFiona has already caused widespread damage across many of the Leeward Islands especially Guadeloupe.

For further information on tropical conditions, check the daily Tropical Weather Outlook, click here.

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Calm, sunny and clear on Ambergris Caye this morning. With an expected high of 88.
A great Sunday morning.

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Only a small trace of high level winds from the north over Belize this morning, the easterly Caribbean winds are in control. But there are high level winds going away over the Caribbean.

Looks as if today will be a mixture of Sun and cloud for much of the day and a small chance of rains showers, possibly more this afternoon.

Last Night 25 °C 77 °F Yesterday max. 31 °C 87 °F Yesterday Rain 5.5 mm ( 0.22 " ) Over Night Rain 0.1 mm ( 0.0 " ) Humidity 92 % Pressure 1002 mBar Low

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Present Condition: Mostly clear skies throughout the country, a few widely scattered clouds. Sunny skies in San Pedro. Somewhat moist and unstable conditions persist over the region.

24hr Forecast: Sunny with cloudy spells during the daytime and cloudy at times tonight. Showers and thunderstorms will be isolated; except for a few more over inland and some southern areas this afternoon, and over the Toledo district tonight.

Outlook: (Mon afternoon - midday Tue) Partly cloudy with generally isolated showers and thunderstorms; with a few more along with periods of light rain developing over the south Monday night into Tuesday morning.

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Some of this clashing producing rain and thunder on the mainland.

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