Monday, June 2, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Most of this week will see inclement weather for Belize and her coastal waters as the atmosphere in our area remains moist and unstable.
The general forecast is for cloudy to overcast skies with some showers, thunderstorms or periods of rain over most areas of the country.
Winds will be easterly to south-easterly at 10 to 20 knots, with occasional higher gusts. The sea state will be moderate to rough.
Operators of small craft should exercise cause in rough seas.
High temperatures this afternoon will be around eighty six degrees Fahrenheit along the coast; eighty nine degree Fahrenheit inland and a cool seventy eight degrees Fahrenheit up in the hills.
Overnight low temperatures will range from seventy eight degrees Fahrenheit along the coast to seventy three degrees Fahrenheit inland.
It will be a comfortable seventy degrees Fahrenheit up at the exposed area of the Mountain Pine Ridge and along the Maya Mountains in the south.
The tides: there will be a low tide at five minutes to eight o’clock tonight. This will be followed by a high tide at seventeen minutes to two o’clock in the morning.
The sun will rise at seventeen minutes past five o’clock in the morning.
It will set at twenty four minutes past six o’clock tomorrow evening.
The extended forecast, valid through to Wednesday afternoon is for similar weather conditions to prevail.
And that is a look at the weather, with information provided by forecaster Michael Gentle at the Belize Weather Bureau.
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