Belize Weather Forecast: August 8, 2020
Ambergris Caye: Squally weather today. Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Present Condition: Mostly cloudy this morning. Conditions have become moist again over the area.
Advisories: *A Small Craft Caution is in effect for gusty winds and locally rough seas. A Flood Watch remains is in effect for low-lying and flood prone areas particularly in the Toledo District.*
Cloudy at times with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly over the Belize, Orange Walk, Cayo and Stann Creek districts today. Then, some showers and a few thunderstorms will develop mainly over the Toledo and Stann Creek districts tonight, spreading to most areas late.
Winds: E, 10-20 kts, Gusty
Sea State: Moderate-Rough
Waves: 4-7 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 86
For Sunday and Sunday night is for some showers and a few thunderstorms affecting much of the country during the day and then mostly over the Toledo and Stann Creek districts during the night.
Sargassum Forecast from August 05, 2020 to August 12, 2020:
Observations offshore Belize suggests that sargassum has decreased during the past few days. However a few mats were still noted well offshore the country and there is a medium chance of sargassum affecting local beaches in the coming week. San Pedro has a medium probability and a moderate expected impact.
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.
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The Caribbean Sea
An upper level trough extends from an Atlantic Ocean 35N60W
cyclonic circulation center, to a second Atlantic Ocean cyclonic
circulation center that is near 27N68W, to the Windward Passage,
to Jamaica, to 15N79W, to the border of Nicaragua and Costa
Rica. Upper level cyclonic wind flow covers the Caribbean Sea
from Hispaniola westward. Upper level anticyclonic wind flow
covers the rest of the Caribbean Sea. Precipitation: isolated
moderate to locally strong covers the area that is from Jamaica
The 72W tropical wave is moving through a transition area, from
upper level anticyclonic wind flow toward upper level cyclonic
wind flow. Precipitation: Broken to overcast multi-layered
clouds and possible rain showers are within 360 nm to the east
of the tropical wave, and within 450 nm to the west of the
tropical wave. Scattered moderate to isolated strong in clusters
is from 09N to 12N between 65W and 73W just to the west of Lake
Maracaibo, in the northern sections of Venezuela.
The monsoon trough is along 08N/10N, from Colombia along 74W
westward, beyond southern sections of Costa Rica. Precipitation:
scattered to numerous strong in clusters is in Colombia, and in
the eastern Pacific Ocean coastal waters of Colombia, from 04N
to the monsoon trough between 75W and 80W.
Fresh to strong trade winds are expected across the south
central Caribbean Sea through Wednesday. The comparatively
strongest winds will be present tonight and on Sunday, as a
tropical wave moves across the region. Moderate to fresh winds
are expected elsewhere.
|Low: 7:03 AM
||High: 12:48 PM|
|Low: 7:37 PM
||High: 1:24 AM (Sun)|
| Sunrise: 5:34 AM
|| Moonset: 9:39 AM|
|Sunset: 6:22 PM
||Moonrise: 9:55 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)
Philip S W Goldson International Airport: