Strong winds persist on this day
March 08, 2019
Discussion: Atmospheric pressure remains high in the Caribbean Sea and Central America, causing the persistence of accelerated winds over the country, especially in the Central Valley, the North Pacific and the mountain ranges. In the first hours of this day there have been gusts of up to 95 km/h in La Cruz de Guanacaste, in the rest of said province they hover between 60-85 km/h, while in the Metropolitan Area the maxima range between 40-70 km/h.
Forecast: The windy pattern will continue very strong on this Friday over the national territory; maximum gusts are estimated between 70-100 km/h in the north of Guanacaste, as well as in the mountain ranges of Guanacaste, Tilarán, Central Volcanic Cordillera, Talamanca sector; On the other hand, in the lower parts of the Central Valley, the Nicoya Gulf and the Nicoya Peninsula, gusts are estimated between 50-80 km/h.
In addition, a very isolated behavior of rainfall is expected, to manifest itself in the mountainous sectors in the form of weak rain and drizzle with amounts less than 10 mm in 12-24 hours.
The effect of the wind generates cool temperatures in the north and east of the Central Valley (San José, Cartago, Heredia mountains) with peaks between 19-24 ° C, in the rest of the country no significant changes in temperature are expected.
Due to the above, the IMN recommends:
- Extreme precautions for intense winds and their possible impact on roofs, electrical wiring, signs, trees; as well as in the mountainous parts of the country (national parks, volcanoes).
- Also, take precautions for the boats by sharp sea and strong waves in the North Pacific and the Gulf of Nicoya, as well as the aerial navigation by turbulence on the mountainous sectors.
- Extreme caution -at the aeronautical level- due to strong turbulence over the mountainous sectors in Guanacaste and the Central Valley
- Avoid burning of all kinds as they can get out of control.
- Stay informed through Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: National Meteorological Institute and the website: www.imn.ac.cr
Rebeca Morera R
Weather warnings history
In this section you will find the weather warnings history.
Heavy rain in various parts of the country this Sunday
september 22, 2019.
Diagnosis: West wind flow over much of the country this morning has favored the entry of moisture from the Pacific to the national territory, in addition to the high temperatures recorded and the...
Rainy conditions in the Pacific during the afternoon and evening
September 17, 2019
Diagnosis: For this Friday the entry of tropical wave # 33 is expected in the night period, extending its passage until Saturday inclusive, causing the Intertropical Convergence Zone, which is...
Fuertes aguaceros por paso de onda tropical #34.
16 de setiembre de 2019
Diagnóstico: la cercanía de la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical, el alto contenido de humedad y el paso de la onda tropical #34 son factores que favorecen la inestabilidad atmosférica durante...
Zona de Convergencia activa sobre el país y onda tropical #34 para este lunes
15 de setiembre de 2019
Diagnóstico: la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical sigue este domingo sobre nuestro territorio muy activa. Está provocando aguaceros fuertes en la costa del Pacífico Central y Norte desde...
Tropical Wave # 33 crosses the country this Friday
13 de setiembre de 2019
Diagnosis: Today, the entry of tropical wave # 33 to the country is expected, causing the Intertropical Convergence Zone to be located on our territory; and between both, cause rainy conditions...
Intense rainy activity over the country this Thursday
september 12, 2019.
Diagnosis: The positioning of the Intertropical Convergence Zone over the country causes unstable conditions generating rains of varying intensity over national territory. The strongest activity...
Heavy downpours will persist in the early hours of the night
September 08, 2019
Diagnosis: During this afternoon there are isolated but very heavy downpours in some parts of the Pacific, the west of the Central Valley and the mountains of the North Zone. The highest...
Condiciones lluviosas por el paso de la onda tropical #31
04 de septiembre de 2019
Diagnóstico: la cercanía de la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical y el paso de la onda tropical #31 han estado generando condiciones lluviosas en el Caribe y Zona Norte. Pronóstico:...
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