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Tropical Weather Outlook
  • At 12:00am, the eye of potentially catastrophic Hurricane Maria was located near 17.6N, 65.1W or 20mls WSW of Saint Croix Virgin Islands. Maria was moving WNW at 10mph with maximum sustained winds of 165mph. Tropical Storm Jose was centered near 38.2N, 70.5W or about 210mls South of Nantucket, Massachsetts. Jose was moving NE at 9mph with maximum sustained winds of 70mph.

Hurricane Tips
  •  Fill sinks, bathtub and large containers with water as an extra supply for washing and flushing.
  •  During the hurricane season, fisher folks are strongly advised to stay informed via radio, listen to the weather bulletin before venturing out to sea. Move your boat to safe harbor early.
  •  Prepare your car in case of evacuation. Fill your tank and check your tires.
  •  Upon alert, farmers should harvest crops which can be stored, consumed and sold.

Our Vision

The National Meteorological Service of Belize will continue to be the the national authority which provides meteorological and climate-based products and services in order to protect life and property, contribute to the achievement of social, economic and physical well-being of the people of Belize.