Belize Weather Forecast: August 20, 2020 - 08/20/20 12:03 PM
Belize Weather Forecast: August 20, 2020
The Caribbean Sea
There is low pressure over the central Caribbean. For the portions of the eastern and western Caribbean sea not being impacted by the low pressure, gentle to moderate trades are occurring. Scattered convection is confined to areas along the Pacific monsoonal trough, within about 180 nm of the Panama coast. Seas range 3-6 ft with upwards of 9 ft near the low in the central Caribbean.
Tropical Depression Thirteen near 15.2N 49.8W 1008 mb at 5 AM EDT moving WNW at 18 kt. Maximum sustained winds 30 kt gusts 40 kt. Thirteen will move to 16.4N 52.7W this afternoon and strengthen to a tropical storm near 17.5N 56.4W Fri morning. The tropical storm will then reach near 18.4N 60.2W Fri afternoon, 19.1N 63.9W Sat morning, 19.8N 67.1W Sat afternoon, and 20.8N 71.0W Sun morning. Thirteen is forecast to remain a tropical storm as it passes near eastern Cuba and the southeastern Bahamas early Mon. Meanwhile, low pressure over the central Caribbean Sea this morning has a high chance of tropical formation in the northwest Caribbean within a couple of days. Regardless of development, heavy rainfall is expected across a large part of Central America and SE Mexico through the weekend.
Four Day Weather Outlook:
For more information, check the Daily Tropical Weather Outlook.