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Belize Weather Forecast: February 20, 2023



General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Some light clouds in the south this morning, mostly clear in the north and in San Pedro. An east to northeasterly airflow supports mainly fair conditions.
Advisories: None.
24-hour forecast: Mostly sunny skies today. Tonight skies will be partly cloudy to clear. Showers will be isolated.
Winds: E-NE, 5-15 kts
Sea State: Choppy-Moderate
Waves: 3-6 ft
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 81
Outlook: For Tuesday and Tuesday night is fair and mostly dry conditions to prevail with winds becoming gusty on Tuesday night.
Sargassum Forecast from February 14 to February 22: There is a medium to high chance that new sargassum mats could affect coastal communities across the country during the next few days. San Pedro has a high probability and a moderate expected impact.
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

The pressure gradient between strong high pressure of 1032 mb centered SE of Nova Scotia and lower pressure in NW Colombia and in the south-central Caribbean continues to support fresh to strong trade winds across the central and eastern Caribbean Sea. The strong winds are mainly confined to the Windward Passage, off southern Hispaniola and especially in the south-central Caribbean. Strong to gale-force winds are occurring off NW Colombia as detailed in the Special Features section. Outside of the Gale Warning area, seas are 7-11 ft. Moderate to locally fresh easterly winds are evident in the remainder of the basin long with seas of 4-7 ft. Isolated showers moving quickly in the trade wind flow are possible E of 69W and also from 12N to 15N W of 69W.

For the forecast, the aforementioned strong high pressure N of the area will help sustain fresh to strong trade winds in the central Caribbean through tonight, then across the south-central portion of the sea through early Thu. Afterward, a new area of high pressure that will build over the western Atlantic in the wake of a cold front will help maintain fresh to strong trade winds in the central Caribbean through Fri night. Winds will pulse to gale-force off the coast of Colombia at night through the period. Fresh to strong NE to E winds will also occur in the Windward Passage and lee of Cuba this morning, then again from Wed afternoon through Fri night. Fresh to strong trade winds and high seas prevailing east of the Leeward Islands will diminish today.


  High Low
Coastal 30° C
86° F
26° C
78° F
Inland 32° C
89° F
20° C
68° F
Hills 26° C
78° F
18° C
64° F
TIDES, SUNRISE & MOONRISE:
Low: 5:01 AM High: 10:38 AM
Low: 3:59 PM High: 10:28 PM
Sunrise: 6:16 AM Moonrise: 6:44 AM
Sunset: 5:56 PM Moonset: 6:36 PM


Four Day Weather Outlook:



Winds:


250 Km Radar Picture
(Time Label on picture is GMT. Local time is GMT-6 Hours)


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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It's a sunny day on Ambergris Caye with an expected high of 86. The wind is NE at 16 mph. A great day ahead.

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The easterly Caribbean winds are still being slightly deflected southwards and there are still traces of the cool air from the north around, the clash causing rain in the south.

Looks as if today will be mainly sunny, but with significant clouds in the south and some rain.

Last Night Temperature 23 °C 74 °F Yesterday max. Temperature 30 °C 85 °F
Humidity 76% Pressure 1019 mBar hPa Yesterday Rain 0.3 mm ( .01" ) Over Night Rain 0 mm ( 0 " )

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Present Condition: Mostly clear on the mainland, a few clouds in the deep south. Clear in San Pedro. Mainly fair weather conditions will prevail across the country for the next few days.

24hr Forecast: Mostly sunny skies during the daytime and partly cloudy to clear skies tonight. Showers will be isolated.

Outlook: Similar weather conditions can be expected Tuesday afternoon to midday on Wednesday but the winds will become gusty Tuesday night.

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On Ambergris Caye this morning we have a 12 mph wind from the East. A sunny sky but choppy sea state. The expected high is 86f.

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