Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 6:30 a.m.

AVIATION AREA FORECAST

SIGNIFICANT FEATURE… A High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica and the northern Caribbean.

Comment….... The High Pressure Ridge should remain across the region over the next several days. Additionally, a Low-Level Jet Stream is expected to bring windy conditions to the island beginning Tuesday.


24-HOUR FORECAST
This Morning… Partly cloudy across eastern parishes, mainly sunny elsewhere.
This Afternoon… Isolated showers across sections of western parishes.
Tonight… Mainly fair.


CLOUDS GENERALLY ACROSS THE ISLAND:
This Morning... SCT022 SCT032
This Afternoon… SCT020 SCT030

FL50 - FL240 valid at 1800UTC


WINDS AND TEMPERATURES

Flight 20N 80W 20N 75W
Levels WIND/TEMP WIND/TEMP
450 24004KT/-62 20008KT/-62
390 23015KT/-52 23015KT/-52
340 20014KT/-44 18004KT/-44
300 18010KT/-34 09012KT/-35
240 12015KT/-19 10017KT/-18
180 11025KT/-04 08025KT/-05
100 11021KT/11 10025KT/12
50 10017KT/17 09027KT/16

Flight 15N 80W 15N 75W
Levels WIND/TEMP WIND/TEMP
450 22015KT/-65 24017KT/-65
390 21025KT/-52 23031KT/-52
340 20019KT/-42 24019KT/-41
300 14012KT/-32 29004KT/-32
240 10019KT/-17 07021KT/-16
180 10025KT/-03 08025KT/-03
100 10031KT/11 10025KT/11
50 10031KT/16 10033KT/15


AERODROME FORECAST
TAF MKJP 191115Z 1912/2012 35007KT 9999 SCT022
BECMG 1914/1916 13018KT SCT020 SCT032
BECMG 2000/2002 10008KT FEW022 SCT032=

TAF MKJS 191115Z 1912/2012 14005KT 9999 SCT022
BECMG 1914/1916 07018KT SCT020 SCT030
BECMG 2001/2003 13005KT FEW022 SCT032=

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