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Belize Weather Forecast: March 24, 2020

Posted By: Marty

Belize Weather Forecast: March 24, 2020 - 03/24/20 12:02 PM

Belize Weather Forecast: March 24, 2020


General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Clear skies, clouds in the south. Mainly fair and warm conditions continue.
Advisories: None.
24-hour forecast: Skies will be sunny with a few cloudy spells today and clear to partly cloudy tonight. Showers, if any, will be isolated.
Winds: East-Southeast | 5-15 kts
Sea State: Light Chop
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 81
Outlook: Generally fair and warm conditions to continue with little or no rainfall expected for Wednesday and Wednesday night.
Tropical Weather Outlook: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected in the North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea or the Gulf of Mexico within the next 48 hours. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

  Winds Seas Waves Details
Today E-SE 5-15 kts Light Chop 2-4 ft MAINLY FAIR WITH ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS, IF ANY.
Tonight E-SE 10-20 kts Choppy-Moderate 3-5 ft LITTLE OR NO RAINFALL.
Tomorrow E-SE 10-20 kts Moderate 4-6 ft LITTLE OR NO RAINFALL.
Outlook E 5-15 kts Light Chop 2-4 ft LITTLE OR NO RAINFALL.

The Caribbean Sea

There is a gale warning for off the coast of Colombia. A 500-mb trough persists over the eastern Caribbean this morning, with isolated showers noted in radar imagery near the Leeward Islands and over the NE Caribbean offshore waters. At the surface, a ridge across the subtropical western Atlantic is maintaining moderate trade winds across much of the basin, with fresh to strong winds over the south-central Caribbean and through the Windward Passage. Gentle to moderate winds prevail across the NW Caribbean. Seas are running 8-11 ft within the strongest winds near the coast of Colombia, and less than 8 ft over the rest of the basin.

A high pressure ridge north of the area will maintain fresh to strong trades over the south-central Caribbean through this week. Marginal gale force winds near the coast of Colombia will diminish later this morning. Gale force winds are possible offshore of Colombia once again Fri night and Sat night as high pressure builds over the subtropical Atlantic. Fresh to strong NE winds through the Windward Passage and south of Hispaniola will diminish later today. Fresh to locally strong winds will pulse at night in the Gulf of Honduras tonight through Sat night.


  High Low
Coastal 30° C
86° F
26° C
78° F
Inland 33° C
92° F
21° C
70° F
Hills 27° C
80° F
18° C
66° F
TIDES:
High: 10:11 AM Low: 4:34 PM
High: 10:33 PM Low: 4:53 AM (Wed)
Sunrise: 5:53 AM Moonrise: 6:14 AM
Sunset: 6:04 PM Moonset: 6:31 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://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:
http://cayecaulkerweather.com/weatherdata/caye-caulker-belize-live-weather-data.htm

Posted By: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: March 24, 2020 - 03/24/20 02:41 PM

Again easterly Caribbean winds continue, with small and larger patches of cloud. Cloud already developing over Belize, particularly in the south, there could be a little rain in southern toledo.

Looks like another hot sunny day, with significant clouds developing and a small chance of the odd rain shower.

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Temperatures in Belmopan : ( Coast usually cooler, hills even cooler )
Last night min. 20°C 69°F Yesterday max. 32°C 89°F Yesterday Rain 0.0 mm ( 0" )
Posted By: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: March 24, 2020 - 03/24/20 05:11 PM

Present Condition: Partly Cloudy
24hr Forecast: Skies will be sunny with a few cloudy spells today and clear to partly cloudy tonight. Showers, if any, will be isolated.

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Posted By: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: March 24, 2020 - 03/24/20 05:18 PM

Very quiet downtown.... Junction of Coconut Drive and Tarpon Street Photo by Oscar Cisneros

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More photos HERE

Remember that the island is still in a state of emergency. We all need to do our part and this will allow health officials to map the high vs the low risk areas and persons. An identified case in San Pedro doesn’t necessarily mean all the residents have the same risk.

PLEASE REMAIN HOME IN ISOLATION! It will mean life or death circumstances for you or your loved ones that may be more at risk.

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