There’s a High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica.
Additionally, there is a Low-Level Jet Stream across the central and western Caribbean.
The Met Office says the High Pressure System across the north Atlantic is extending a Ridge across much of the Caribbean Basin, including Jamaica.
The Ridge and Low-Level Jet Stream will remain the dominant features through to early Friday morning, when a Pre-Frontal Trough is expected to move just west of the island.
This morning will be partly cloudy mainly across northern parishes and hilly inland areas.
This afternoon expect Isolated showers mainly across northern parishes.
Tonight will be partly cloudy and windy along coastal areas.
A Small Craft Warning is in effect for inshore and offshore areas of the north and south coasts due to strong winds and rough seas.
Maximum temperature expected for Kingston and Montego Bay today is 30 degrees Celsius.