Sunday, August 31, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A Tropical Wave over the Yucatan Peninsula will keep maintain moist and unstable conditions over the country heading into the work week.
The general forecast for Belize is for cloudy to overcast skies tonight along with some light rain.
Monday will be mostly cloudy with a few showers and thunderstorms mainly over northern and inland areas of the country.
Winds over the open sea and along the coast will be south easterly at ten to twenty knots, with higher gusts near heavy showers and thunderstorms.
The sea state will be moderate, becoming locally rough at times. Operators of small craft should exercise caution in rough seas.
Low temperatures tonight will be around 76 degrees Fahrenheit along the coast; 73 degrees Fahrenheit inland and a cool 68 degrees Fahrenheit up in the hills.
High temperatures on Monday will range from 86 degrees Fahrenheit along the coast to 89 degrees Fahrenheit inland. It will be a comfortable 76 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 high tide at 1:44 am on Monday. A low tide is at 8:51 am also on Monday.
The sun will rise at 5:39 am on Monday. It will set at 6:06 pm on Monday.
The extended forecast valid through to Tuesday is for cloudy skies at times with a few showers over most areas, along with isolated thunderstorms.
And that is a look at the weather, with information provided by forecaster Derrick Rudon at the Belize Weather Bureau.
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