Wednesday, September 17, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Fair conditions are currently dominating our weather heading into the second part of the week.
The general forecast for Belize and her coastal waters is for mostly sunny skies this afternoon. Tonight will be partly cloudy. Only isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected.
Winds over the open sea and along the coast will be easterly to south easterly at 5 to 15 knots. The sea state will be light chop to choppy.
High temperatures tonight will be around 88 degrees Fahrenheit along coastal areas; 93 degrees Fahrenheit inland and a comfortable 78 degrees Fahrenheit up in the hills.
Low temperatures tonight will range from 78 degrees Fahrenheit along the coast, to 73 degrees Fahrenheit inland. It will be a cool 68 degrees Fahrenheit up at the exposed areas of the Mountain Pine Ridge and along the Maya Mountains in the south.
The tides: there will be a high tide at 6:54 pm. This will be followed by a low tide at 11:14 pm. The sun will set at 5:53 pm. It will rise again at 5:41 am on Thursday.
The extended forecast, valid through to Friday afternoon is for continuing mainly fair and warm weather with only isolated showers or isolated thunderstorms expected.
And that is a look at the weather, with information provided by forecaster Ronald Gordon at the Belize Weather Bureau.
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