Moist and unstable conditions are currently dominating factor in our weather heading into the second half of the week. The general forecast for Belize and her coastal waters is for cloudy skies this afternoon and tonight.
Showers, periods of rain and isolated thunderstorms will occur over central and coastal areas this afternoon, spreading to most areas tonight. Winds over the open sea and along the coast will be northerly to northeasterly at five to fifteen knots.
The sea state will be choppy.
High temperatures this afternoon will be around seventy eight degrees Fahrenheit along the coast; eighty two degrees Fahrenheit inland and a comfortable seventy five degrees Fahrenheit up in the hills. Low temperatures tonight will be around seventy two degrees Fahrenheit along coastal areas; sixty seven degrees Fahrenheit inland and a cool sixty four degrees Fahrenheit up at the higher elevations of the Mountain Pine Ridge and along the Maya Mountains in the south.
The tides: there will be a high tide at five thirty two this evening. This will be followed by a low tide at twenty seven minutes past midnight on Thursday morning.
The sun will set at nineteen minutes past five o’clock this evening. It will rise again at fourteen minutes past six o’clock tomorrow morning.
The extended forecast, valid through to Friday afternoon is for cloudy skies with some showers, periods of rain and isolated thunderstorms especially along the coast.
And that is a look at the weather, with information provided by forecaster Frank Tench, Junior at the Belize Weather Bureau.
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