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Belize Weather Forecast: April 20, 2017

Posted By: Marty

Belize Weather Forecast: April 20, 2017 - 04/20/17 12:05 PM

Belize Weather Forecast: April 20, 2017


General Situation:
Belize NMS: Moist and relatively unstable conditions continue over our area. A gradual decrease in moisture and instability expected by the weekend.
Advisories: *Small Craft Caution in effect for gusty winds and locally rough seas.*
24-hour forecast: Cloudy with sunny breaks today and cloudy at times tonight. Some showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue affecting the cayes this morning, decreasing; then, affecting inland areas this afternoon, and mostly southern areas tonight.
Winds: East - northeast 5-15 knots.... becoming gusty near showers and thunderstorms
Marine Forecast:
Today: Winds: E-NE 5-15 kt with higher gusts near showers and thunderstorms; seas: Choppy - locally rough; waves: 3-7 ft; some showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tomorrow: Winds: Light & vrb; seas: Choppy - locally rough; waves: 3-7 ft; a few morning showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Marine Outlook: Friday night:- Winds: E-SE 5-15 kt with higher gusts; seas: Choppy - locally rough; a few late showers or isolated thunderstorms.
Sea Surface Temp (°F): 82
General Outlook: For Friday and Friday night is for a few cloudy spells along with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms, especially over the coast and sea.
Tropical Weather Outlook: THe 2016 hurricane season ended Nov. 30. Tropical cyclone formation is not expected anytime soon.

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Current Conditions and weather history for Ambergris Caye / San Pedro

Current Caye Caulker Weather Information

Belize National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO)

Windfinder forecast for Ambergris Caye & San Pedro

  High Low
Coastal 29° C
85° F
24° C
75° F
Inland 33° C
92° F
20° C
68° F
Hills 26° C
78° F
18° C
64° F
TIDES:
Low: 11:05 AM High: 4:39 PM
Low: 12:16 AM (FRI.) High: 6:22 AM (FRI.)
Sunrise: 5:33 AM Moonset: 12:52 PM
Sunset: 6:10 PM Moonrise: 1:54 AM (FRI.)

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Posted By: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: April 20, 2017 - 04/20/17 02:59 PM

From Belmopan...

Satellite image of the rain last night or actually 1:45am this morning. I measured 54mm ( 2" )


The high level brought all that rain in over night, after the easterly Caribbean winds had stopped. Right now there are still mid level clouds coming from the west, but the easterly Caribbean wind has already started and there is a lot of blue sky around and even sunshine, at least around Belmopan. That rain now pushed by the SW high level, way into the Caribbean. There is a possibility, some might be brought back by the easterly Caribbean winds later this afternoon or night.

Looks like today will have a fair amount of sunshine, but a risk of rain this afternoon or night.


Temperatures in Belmopan :
( Coast usually cooler, hills even cooler ) Wed max. 31C 88F Last night min. 21C 69F

Ambergris Caye:
https://www.wunderground.com/q/locid:BHXX0104;loctype:1
Belmopan:
https://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=MD1029#history
Caye Caulker:
https://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=IBELIZED2#history

Posted By: elbert

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: April 20, 2017 - 04/20/17 05:21 PM

On Ambergris Caye this morning after a night of rain, thunder and lightning we awoke to no phone, internet or power. It's 11:am now, all has been restored and the sun is out with a calm sea and breeze from the ESE at 5 mph. The expected high is 84 f.
The morning photo was taken at 6:am.

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