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Belize Weather Forecast: February 7, 2023



General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Light clouds cover most of the mainland this morning, less so in the northeast. Mostly clear in San Pedro. A relatively moist easterly airflow will prevail.
Advisories: Small craft caution likely to go into effect tonight.
24-hour forecast: Sunny with cloudy spells today with a few showers mainly along the coast this morning and tonight, then inland and north this afternoon. Conditions will become windy tonight.
Winds: E, 10-20 kts, BECOMING E-SE, 15-25 kts, Gusty
Sea State: Choppy BECOMING Rough
Waves: 3-5 ft BECOMING 5-7 ft
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 81
Outlook: A few showers will continue along the coast Wednesday morning, then become isolated by afternoon.
Sargassum Forecast from February 1 to February 8: A few showers or periods of rain will continue mainly along coastal and northern areas on Saturday morning, then gradually decrease becoming isolated by Saturday night.
Tropical Weather Outlook: he 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season has ended, warnings will resume on May 15, 2023. Click for more of the tropical weather outlook...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

A Gale Warning is in effect for the coastal waters of Colombia.

Recent satellite derived wind data provided observations of minimal gale force winds near the coast of Colombia, with fresh to strong winds blowing across the remainder of the south-central Caribbean. Moderate to fresh NE winds are in the lee of eastern Cuba, and also across the rest of the east and central Caribbean. Seas are 8 to 12 ft over the south-central Caribbean, with the highest seas near the coast of Colombia. Seas of 5 to 7 ft dominate the remainder of the east and central Caribbean, with seas in the 3 to 5 ft range in the NW Caribbean.

Pockets of shallow moisture embedded in the trade wind flow are moving across the area producing isolated to scattered passing showers, more concentrated between Haiti and Jamaica, and in the Gulf of Honduras.

For the forecast, strong trade winds will continue over the south-central Caribbean Sea, with fresh winds elsewhere over the eastern and central Caribbean through the forecast period. Minimal gale-force winds will pulse at night near the coast of Colombia during the majority of the forecast period. Seas will build to 12 or 13 ft during the strongest winds. Winds will increase in the Windward Passage, lee of Cuba and Gulf of Honduras later today through late this week, pulsing to strong at night. Strong easterly winds will also pulse off southern Hispaniola and occasionally in the eastern Caribbean through the forecast period. Looking ahead, a cold front will approach the Yucatan Channel on Sat morning, and move across the NW Caribbean through Sun morning. Fresh to strong N winds and moderate to rough seas are expected in the wake of the front.


  High Low
Coastal 29° C
84° F
27° C
78° F
Inland 31° C
88° F
21° C
70° F
Hills 27° C
78° F
19° C
66° F
TIDES, SUNRISE & MOONRISE:
Low: 5:36 AM High: 11:28 AM
Low: 5:02 PM High: 11:15 PM
Sunrise: 6:22 AM Moonset: 7:44 AM
Sunset: 5:50 PM Moonrise: 7:36 PM


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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SARGASSUM BLOOM ALERT FOR THE CARIBBEAN & THE MEXICAN RIVIERA COAST

Alert for the Caribbean Sea, sargassum monitoring has shared a satellite image from NASA and endorsed by the USF where you can see a large patch of sargassum approximately 33,699 km� in length towards the Mexican Caribbean!! (7 days forecast)

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The stationary front "otzil" (number. 28) has dissolved. The chances of a cold front impacting the Peninsula this weekend are up to 80%.

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Elbert: On Ambergris Caye this morning the expected high is 84 with a calm sea and clear sky. Nice.

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The easterly Caribbean winds are back in control, but there is some high level winds from the WNW which are clashing with the Caribbean winds to form many off shore and on shore clouds and sone patches of rain.

Looks as if today will be largely cloud, with some sunshine and a high chance of the odd rain shower.

Last Night Temperature 22 °C 72 °F Yesterday max. Temperature 29 °C 84 °F
Humidity 80% Pressure 1016 mBar hPa Yesterday Rain 0 mm ( 0 " ) Over Night Rain 2.2 mm ( 0.9 " )

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Present Condition: Mostly clear on the mainland, less so in the northeast. Partly cloudy right now in San Pedro. Relatively moist easterly airflow prevailing. A small craft caution goes into effect this evening for gusty winds and locally rough seas.

24hr Forecast: Sunny skies today with cloudy intervals. Tonight skies will be partly cloudy to cloudy. Showers will be generally isolated this afternoon except for a few more along north and central coast and over inland areas. Tonight and tomorrow morning a few showers will develop mainly along coastal areas and isolated elsewhere.

Outlook: For Wednesday afternoon thru to Thursday midday is for partly cloudy skies and showers will be isolated.

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Rain coming down right now in Corozal Town. Photo by Belize Scoop Blogger

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Pelicans watching fishermen, dogs watching pelicans. Photo by San Pedro Scoop

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A walk in beautiful Belize City. Photo by Hopkins Uncut

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