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Belize Weather Forecast: March 9, 2018

Posted By: Marty

Belize Weather Forecast: March 9, 2018 - 03/09/18 12:03 PM

Belize Weather Forecast: March 9, 2018


General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Mainly fair conditions will prevail.
Advisories: None.
24-hour forecast: Mostly sunny today and partly cloudy tonight with only isolated showers.
Winds: East | 5-15 kts
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 81
General Outlook: For Saturday and Saturday night is for generally fair weather with light isolated showers.
Daily Tropical Weather Outlook: The 2017 Hurricane Season has ended

Marine Conditions:
  Winds Seas Waves Details
Today E 5-15 kts Choppy 3-4 ft ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS.
Tonight E-SE 10-20 kts Choppy-Moderate 3-5 ft ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS.
Tomorrow E-SE 10-20 kts Moderate 4-6 ft LIGHT ISOLATED SHOWERS.
Outlook E-SE 10-20 kts Moderate 4-6 ft LIGHT ISOLATED SHOWERS.

Climate Prediction Centers Central America Hazards Outlook

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
84° F
25° C
77° F
Inland 32° C
89° F
19° C
66° F
Hills 26° C
78° F
16° C
60° F
TIDES:
Low: 9:18 AM High: 3:03 PM
Low: 11:12 PM High: 5:06 AM (Sat)
Sunrise: 6:05 AM Moonset: 11:44 AM
Sunset: 6:01 PM Moonrise: 1:01 AM (Sat)

CLICK here and here for detailed local weather data

For more information, check the Daily Tropical Weather Outlook.

Posted By: elbert

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: March 9, 2018 - 03/09/18 12:34 PM

On Ambergris Caye this morning the wind is from the Southeast at 8 mph. The sky is clear and sea calm. Our expected high is 84 f.

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Posted By: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: March 9, 2018 - 03/09/18 02:56 PM

From Belmopan...

There were a few small rain showers last night, but not much, none showing this morning. The high-level cloud is still up in the Gulf, not coming any nearer, A few strings of easterly Caribbean cloud. You may notice the bottom forecast for Belmopan says winds 120 that is the SW "Tiger" wind they are measuring, that wind has little to nothing to do with our weather, so can be misleading.

Looks like today will be another sunny day, no rain, typical white clouds developing this morning.


Temperatures in Belmopan :
( Coast usually cooler, hills even cooler ) Last night min. 21C 71F Yesterday max. 29C 85F

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: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: March 9, 2018 - 03/09/18 05:42 PM

The Cloud picture. Rain patterns for March to Aug below:


Belize weather is unpredictable, but all we can say is that there will not be a lot of rain over the next 2 months.

March often has long dry periods, yet April has a lower typical rainfall.


This is the typical long term rain pattern, but it is slightly confusing. Most of May is usually the driest month, but heavy rains in the last week of May, gives the impression May is wetter than April. April tends to have the odd relatively light shower, leaving it the actual driest month. But March is the usual month to watch, it can be a very dry month, but there can be erratic rains in the early part of March.

Basically the dry season has now started, but there can always be surprising sudden, unexpected significant rains.

April is more of the odd light shower. May can be very dry, with the occasional heavier short rain. Then June or the last week or so of May, is when the rains usually start, and can start with very heavy, prolonged rain, then ease off for a few days or a week. August rain sometimes eases off, because that is Belize's second Summer, that is when the Sun is overhead again, the first summer being in the middle of May.

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