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Jan

04

Weather Warning

Cold surge # 14 will enter the Caribbean Sea this Saturday

January 04, 2020
10.30 a.m.

Discussion: Cold surge # 14 is currently in the Gulf of Mexico, it will continue moving towards the central sector of the Caribbean Sea during the course of this Saturday. Associated with its passage, atmospheric pressure levels are gradually increasing and at the same time they are causing acceleration in trade winds in southern Central America, reaching maximums in the north of Guanacaste of 67 km/h and in the Central Valley 50 km/h.

Forecast: It is expected that this cold surge is reaching the north of Costa Rica between the night of this Saturday and the early morning of Sunday. Given this, the windy pattern will intensify gradually, maximum gusts between 80-100 km/h in Central Valley and North Pacific are expected, the most intense speeds in the mountain ranges north of the country. Windy conditions will also be perceived in the mountains of the Central and South Pacific.

With respect to rainfall, rainfall of variable intensity is expected during the night of this day and early morning and Sunday morning in the Caribbean and the North Zone, accumulated between 30-60 mm and possible higher amounts in a localized way. In addition, light rains and drizzles are possible in the north and east of the Central Valley and the north of Guanacaste, accumulated less than 5 mm.

It is estimated that these weather conditions associated with the cold thrust would be maintained at least on Monday, reducing their impact on Tuesday.

Due to the above, the IMN recommends:

  • Extreme precautions due to strong winds and their possible impact on roofs, electrical wiring, signs, trees; as well as in the mountainous parts of the country (national parks, volcanoes).
  • Caution in areas vulnerable to flooding due to sewer saturation, increased flow in rivers and streams, and in areas prone to landslides.
  • Caution for boats by choppy sea and very strong waves in the North Pacific, Gulf of Nicoya, Central Pacific and the Caribbean Sea, as well as air navigation due to turbulence over the mountainous sectors.
  • Avoid burning of all kinds as they can get out of control.
  • Stay informed through social networks, Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: National Meteorological Institute and the Website: www.imn.ac.cr


Rebeca Morera R
Meteorologist
DMSA-IMN



Weather warnings history

In this section you will find the weather warnings history.

Jan

17

Weather Warning

High pressure system favors strong trade winds in the country

January 17, 2020
10:00 am

Diagnosis: a high pressure system has favored an increase in trade winds in the national territory. The most intense gusts are perceived today are located in Guanacaste with maximums of 100 km /...

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Jan

16

Aviso Meteorológico

Continúan condiciones ventosas en el país durante todo el día

16 de enero de 2020
9.00 am

Diagnóstico: la presencia de un sistema de alta presión en el Atlántico ha generado un incremento de los vientos alisios en toda la región Centroamericana desde hace varios días. Las ráfagas más...

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Jan

15

Aviso Meteorológico

Strong winds persist on this day

January 15, 2020
07.30 a.m.

Discussion: Strong windy conditions prevail on this day over the country, a situation generated by a high-pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean which maintains high atmospheric pressure levels...

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Jan

14

Aviso Meteorológico

Alta presión mantiene patrón ventoso este martes

14 de enero de 2020
9.00 am

Diagnóstico: Persiste el fuerte gradiente de presión generado por el tránsito de una alta presión en el Océano Atlántico, lo cual mantiene condiciones de vientos muy fuertes en el país. Esta...

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Jan

13

Aviso Meteorológico

Persisten condiciones ventosas sobre el país

13 de enero de 2020
7:30 am

Diagnóstico: Un fuerte gradiente de presión generado por la presencia de un sistema de alta presión en el Océano Atlántico mantiene condiciones de vientos fuertes en la región Centroamericana....

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Jan

12

Weather Warning

High pressure system maintains strong winds in the country

January 12, 2020
10.30 a.m.

Diagnosis: The persistence of a high pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean continues to generate strong winds in the Central American region. On the other hand, in the country the gusts continue...

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Jan

11

Weather Warning

Strong winds persist this Saturday

January 11, 2020
10.30 a.m.

Diagnosis: A reinforced high pressure system located in the Atlantic Ocean maintains high atmospheric pressure values ??in the Caribbean Sea, which in turn generates strong winds in the Central...

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Jan

10

Weather Warning

Intense winds will continue throughout the national territory

January 10, 2020
10.30 a.m.

Diagnosis: a high pressure system has favored the conditions of high winds over the national territory. The speeds reach up to 125 km / h in La Cruz de Guanacaste, 118 km / h in the Chirripó, 100...

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Jan

09

Weather Warning

Strong winds will persist this Thursday

January 09, 2020
09.40 a.m.

Discussion: After the transit of the cold surge # 15 through the north of the Caribbean Sea, intense gusts of wind continue to be registered on the country, a situation favored by a high pressure...

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Jan

08

Weather Warning

Windy conditions in Costa Rica

January 8th, 2020
10.30 a.m.

Diagnosis: The passage of cold surge # 15 through the north of the Caribbean Sea, causes the trade winds to perceive very large parts of the country. At this time maximum windgusts between 94-102...

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Jan

07

Aviso Meteorológico

Windy conditions are intensified by the arrival of cold suge

January 07, 2020
02.45 p.m.

Discussion: Very high atmospheric pressure levels dominate the region, which has led to an increase in the pattern of winds during this day, with gusts reaching 80 km/h in the North Pacific and...

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Jan

07

Aviso Meteorológico

High pressure system affecting Central America

january 7, 2019.
10:00 am

Diagnosis: A high pressure system located in the vicinity of Florida, maintains high levels of atmospheric pressure on the Central American region which generates windy conditions on the country....

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Jan

06

Aviso Meteorológico

Continúan las condiciones ventosas en el país, aunque disminuyen paulatinamente

06 de enero de 2020
10.30 a.m.

Diagnóstico: Se mantiene la influencia del empuje frío #14, generando ráfagas intensas que superan los 98 km/h en el norte de Guanacaste, mientras que en el resto del Pacífico Norte, sectores...

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Jan

05

Weather Warning

Very windy conditions will persist tonight from cold surge

January 05, 2020
06.05 p.m.

Discussion: The influence of cold surge # 14 is maintained; Its main effect on the country is the intense winds recorded throughout this Sunday, with gusts exceeding 100 km / h in the north of...

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Jan

05

Weather Warning

Cold surge # 14 causes strong winds in the country

January 05, 2020
09.40 a.m.

Discussion: On this day the influence of cold surge # 14 is maintained; Its main effect on the country is the intense winds recorded in the last hours. The most significant gusts have reached...

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Jan

04

Weather Warning

Cold surge # 14 will enter the Caribbean Sea this Saturday

January 04, 2020
10.30 a.m.

Discussion: Cold surge # 14 is currently in the Gulf of Mexico, it will continue moving towards the central sector of the Caribbean Sea during the course of this Saturday. Associated with its...

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Dec

28

Aviso Meteorológico

Lluvias fuertes e intermitentes se mantendrán todo el día en el Caribe y la Zona Norte

28 de diciembre de 2019
09.10 a.m.

Diagnóstico: la presencia de una atmósfera inestable ha estado generando precipitaciones intermitentes en el Caribe desde la madrugada. Los montos de lluvia acumulados en las últimas 6 horas...

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Dec

26

Weather Warning

Rains persist in the Caribbean and the North Zone

December 26, 2019
09.10 a.m.

Discussion: The high values in the atmospheric pressure cause accelerated winds over the country and in turn humidity and cloudiness from the Caribbean Sea towards the province of Limón and North...

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Dec

25

Weather Warning

Cold Surge #12 will continue today in the country

December 25, 2019
10.45 a.m.

Diagnosis: The cold push # 12 caused a strong rebound in the rains in various parts of the province of Limón during the night of Tuesday and early morning and tomorrow of this Wednesday,...

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Dec

24

Weather Warning

Cold Surge # 12 will cause windy night

December 24, 2019
2.30 p.m.

Diagnosis: Cold surge # 12 continues its progress over the Central American region, arriving in Costa Rica on Tuesday; but at the same time it has weakened; Therefore, rainfall in both the North...

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