Belize Weather Forecast: February 17, 2021

Posted By: Marty

Belize Weather Forecast: February 17, 2021 - 02/17/21 12:05 PM

Belize Weather Forecast: February 17, 2021

General Situation:
Ambergris Caye: Conditions this morning by Elbert just before or after this post!
Belize NMS: Present Condition: Mostly clear in the north, partly cloudy in the south. Fair conditions will prevail over the area.
Advisories: *Small craft warning goes into effect tonight.*
24-hour forecast: Mostly sunny today and partly cloudy tonight with little or no rainfall expected.
Winds: E-SE, 5-15 kts
Sea State: Light Chop - Choppy
Waves: 2-5 ft.
Sea Surface Temperature (°f): 82
Outlook: Mainly fair weather will prevail Thursday then a few showers and isolated thunderstorms will develop late Thursday night as a cold front approaches.
Sargassum Forecast from February 16 to February 24: Observations suggest that there is the chance of a few sargassum mats affecting beaches mainly in the south of the country. San Pedro has a low probability and a minimal expected impact.
Tropical Weather Outlook: There are no organized tropical features across the Atlantic basin at this time. Updates will resume at the beginning of the 2021 hurricane season (June 1). Click for more...

Marine Conditions:

The Caribbean Sea

Broad upper level anticyclonic wind flow spans the region, and relatively dry air in subsidence is apparent in water vapor imagery east of 83W, and over the Yucatan Peninsula.

Broken to overcast low level clouds, and isolated moderate showers are observed in the Caribbean Sea. The clouds and showers are moving with the low level trade wind flow.

High pressure north of the area near 30N58W will maintain fresh to strong trade winds across the central and eastern Caribbean through Thursday. Winds off Colombia will pulse to near-gale force tonight, and may reach gale Sunday night. SE winds will increase in the Gulf of Honduras tonight and Thursday as a cold front approaches the Yucatan Channel. The front will move across western Caribbean Friday and Saturday, then stall and weaken Saturday night. Strong north winds will follow the front. Large north swell will continue to affect the tropical N Atlantic waters through Thursday.

  High Low
Coastal 31° C
88° F
27° C
80° F
Inland 34° C
93° F
22° C
72° F
Hills 28° C
83° F
19° C
66° F
Low:7:41 AM High: 1:26 PM
Low: 8:37 PM High: 2:14 (Thu)
Sunrise: 6:18 AM Moonrise: 10:08 AM
Sunset: 5:55 PM Moonset: 11:00 PM

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: February 17, 2021 - 02/17/21 12:51 PM

On Ambergris Caye this morning the wind is from the Southeast at 13 mph. Today's expected high temperature is 88 f.

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Posted By: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: February 17, 2021 - 02/17/21 03:11 PM

Beautiful sunrise!

The SSE Caribbean winds are taking control again, helped by some SSW mid-level winds. there is only a trace of some high level SW wind.

Looks as if today will be mainly sunny, with clouds developing during the morning, no rain expected.

Temperatures in Belmopan : ( Coast usually cooler, hills even cooler )
Last Night 23C 73F Yesterday 29C 84F Yesterday Rain 0 mm ( 0")

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Posted By: Marty

Re: Belize Weather Forecast: February 17, 2021 - 02/17/21 06:37 PM

Present Condition: Clear and sunny skies. Mainly fair weather prevailing. Small craft warning goes into effect tonight for gusty winds and locally rough seas.

24hr Forecast: Mostly sunny skies today. Tonight skies will be partly cloudy. Little or no rainfall is expected.

Outlook: For Thursday afternoon thru to Friday afternoon is for generally fair weather to prevail on Thursday, then an increase in moisture and instability is expected early Friday as a cold front approches the country.

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Live Beach Cam at Blue Water Grill


Good morning from beautiful Hopkins Village. Photo by Hopkins Uncut

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Yesterday in San Pedro. Photos by Marlena Gomez

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