Belize Weather Forecast: December 26, 2020

Posted By: Marty

Belize Weather Forecast: December 26, 2020 - 12/26/20 12:02 PM

Belize Weather Forecast: December 26, 2020

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Cold and cloudy as a cold front passes through the country. A cool northerly airflow prevails over the area.
Advisories: *A Small Craft Warning is in effect. Operators of small crafts should remain in safe harbour.*
24-hour forecast: Variably cloudy today and partly cloudy tonight. A few showers or periods of light rain will occur mainly offshore.
Winds: N-NW, 10-20 kts Gusty
Sea State: Rough
Waves: 6-10 ft
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 82
Outlook: For Sunday and Sunday night is for fair and mostly dry weather, with continuing mild temperatures.
Sargassum Forecast from December 22, 2020 to December 30, 2020: Latest satellite images continue to suggest little to no sargassum mats over the area and therefore no significant impacts are expected from sargassum during the next few days. San Pedro has a low probability and a minimal expected impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected in the North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea or the Gulf of Mexico during the next 48 hours. Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

A cold front extends from the southern Bahamas across eastern Cuba and western Jamaica to northern coast of Honduras near 15N84W. Broken to overcast multi-layered clouds and embedded isolated showers are north of the cold front.

The monsoon trough extends from northern Colombia near 11N73W, across Panama into the eastern Pacific Ocean. Isolated moderate showers are associated with monsoon trough. Isolated trade wind showers are elsewhere, in scattered to broken low level clouds moving through the area.

The cold front will reach from eastern Cuba to southern Nicaragua later today, then stall and weaken Sunday through Monday. Fresh to strong northerly winds and building seas are expected in the NW Caribbean today. Moderate trade winds will prevail across the remainder of the area through Tuesday.

  High Low
Coastal 24° C
76° F
19° C
66° F
Inland 24° C
76° F
16° C
60° F
Hills 19° C
66° F
10° C
50° F
High: 8:28 AM Low: 1:29 PM
High: 7:21 PM Low: 2:44 AM (Sun)
Sunrise: 6:21 AM Moonrise: 2:53 PM
Sunset: 5:26 PM Moonset: 4:07 AM (Sun)

Four Day Weather Outlook:

For more information, check the Daily Tropical Weather Outlook.

Climate Prediction Centers Central America Hazards Outlook

Belize National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO)

Ambergris Caye:

Philip S W Goldson International Airport:


Caye Caulker:

Posted By: elbert

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: December 26, 2020 - 12/26/20 01:23 PM

On Ambergris Caye this morning the temperature is 66 f. with a Northwest wind blowing at 20 mph. Burrrrr!

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Posted By: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: December 26, 2020 - 12/26/20 03:45 PM

The main thrust of the cold air is now down over the Caribbean. There is something pushing up slowly from the south. What ever it is, most of Belize is currently in sunshine.

Looks as if much of today will be sunny, but cloud is expected to build up later, probably no rain.

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Temperatures in Belmopan : ( Coast usually cooler, hills even cooler )
Last Night 18C 65F Yesterday 29C 84F Yesterday Rain 0 mm ( 0.1") This Morning Rain 6.5mm ( 0.3" )
Posted By: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: December 26, 2020 - 12/26/20 06:04 PM

Present Condition: Partly cloudy, more so in the south. High pressure ridge influencing the weather.

A small craft caution is now in effect for local waters.

24hr Forecast: Variably cloudy and cool. Showers or periods of rain, if any will occur over the sea.

Outlook: For Sunday afternoon and night is for generally fair weather with little or no rainfall. Showers will increase along the coast Monday morning.

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Live Beach Cam at Blue Water Grill

Posted By: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: December 26, 2020 - 12/26/20 09:23 PM

The cold air and its clouds are slowing down, leaving central and north belize in sunshine, southern Belize has some cloud slowly moving up from the south. The various different levels of Caribbean winds are in turmoil.

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Saturday in Corozal... Photos by Belize Scoop

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