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Aviso Meteorológico-IMN-070120-Sistema de alta presión afectando Centroamérica

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. So far this Tuesday there have been gusts between 40-55 km / h in the Central Valley and lower parts of Guanacaste and between 60-80 km / h in the mountainous areas. In addition, during this morning and tomorrow there were some drizzles in the North Zone and North Caribbean with amounts less than 5 mm.

 

Forecast: Throughout this day the windy conditions will continue with gusts in Guanacaste, Central Valley and mountain ranges of the country. For the central valley and the Guanacaste area, maximum gusts are anticipated between 40-60 km / h. In the mountainous parts the gusts are forecast between 60-85 km / h

As for rainfall, occasional drizzles are possible in this afternoon in the mountainous parts of the country with amounts between 1-5 mm, while during this night and early morning, isolated rains are expected in the North Zone and North Caribbean with estimated amounts between 20-60 mm. Possible higher amounts can be given locally.

The high pressure system is projected to move through the Atlantic Ocean in the coming days, maintaining its influence on the region for the remainder of this week. Due to this, the windy pattern will remain at least until next Sunday, being the most affected days this Wednesday and Thursday with gusts that can reach between 60-80 km / h in the Central Valley and Guanacaste and between 90- 110 km / h in the mountainous parts of the country.

  • 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
  •  

Roberto Vindas

Meteorologist

DMSA-IMN



Weather warnings history

In this section you will find the weather warnings history.

Aug

15

Informe Meteorológico #3

Onda tropical #28 y baja presión mantienen afectación sobre el país esta madrugada

15 de agosto
12:00 a.m.

Diagnóstico: La onda tropical #28 está atravesando el país a esta hora. La misma está generando precipitaciones intensas y tormenta eléctrica en la Zona Norte, Caribe y Pacífico Norte...

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Aug

14

Weather Report # 2

Tropical wave # 28 and low pressure continue to affect the country tonighte

August 14
6.00pm

Diagnosis: Tropical wave # 28 is passing through the country at this time. It is generating rainfall and an electrical storm in the North Zone and mountains of the Caribbean, accumulated 10 to 30...

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Aug

14

Weather Report N°1

Tropical Wave #28 and Low Pression System

August 14, 2020
10.45 a.m.

Diagnosis: Tropical wave # 28 will be entering the country this Friday afternoon. In addition, we have in the Pacific in front of our territory, a very active and organized low pressure system...

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Aug

13

Aviso Meteorológico

Zona de Convergencia Intertropical favorece lluvias fuertes en el Pacífico

13 de agosto de 2020
06.00 p.m.

Diagnóstico:  la cercanía de la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical genera condiciones lluviosas fuertes en el Pacífico Sur con montos de lluvia entre 60-120 mm en 6 horas.  ...

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Aug

13

Aviso Meteorológico

Zona de Convergencia Intertropical se mantiene cerca y favorece lluvias en el Pacífico

13 de agosto de 2020
2:30 pm

Diagnóstico:  la onda tropical #27 favoreció condiciones lluviosas en la región del Caribe y Pacífico desde tempranas horas del día. Se han registrado acumulados de lluvia entre 10-35 mm en...

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Aug

13

Aviso Meteorológico

Zona de Convergencia Intertropical y el paso de la onda tropical #27 genera condiciones lluviosas este jueves

13 de agosto de 2020
0915 a.m.

Diagnóstico:  el paso de la onda tropical #27 favoreció las condiciones lluviosas en la región del Caribe y Pacífico desde tempranas horas del día. Se han registrado acumulados de lluvia...

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Aug

12

Aviso Meteorológico

Onda tropical #27 ingresará durante este periodo nocturno

12 de agosto de 2020
3:30 pm

Diagnóstico: La onda tropical #27 se ubica la tarde de este miércoles sobre territorio panameño, y estará ingresando al país durante el periodo nocturno. Además, los vientos alisios acelerados...

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Aug

12

Posible formación de sistema de baja presión este fin de semana

Posible formación de sistema de baja presión este fin de semana

2 de agosto de 2020
6:00 pm

Diagnóstico: Los  análisis  más  recientes  indican  una  alta  probabilidad  de  formación  de  un  sistema  de  baja...

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Aug

11

Weather Warning

August 11, 2020
04.00 p.m.

Discussion: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is very active and close to the country, which is generating nuclei of cloudiness near the coasts and constantly entering mainly into the national...

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Aug

11

Weather Warning

Rainy activity on this Tuesday

August 11, 2020
10.45 a.m.

Discussion: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is very active and close to the country, which is generating nuclei of cloudiness near the coasts and mainly entering the province of Limón. ...

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Aug

10

Weather Warning

Ideal conditions for a rainy afternoon in Costa Rica

August 10
11.30 a.m.

D Diagnosis: This Monday there is a very unstable atmosphere over the country, generating rains in both maritime sectors from early hours of the day and that will be entering the national...

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Aug

07

Aviso Meteorológico

Onda tropical #26

07 de agosto de 2020
11.30 am

Diagnóstico: La onda tropical #26 se ubica sobre el país esta mañana, propiciando nubosidad variable a nivel nacional, sin embargo, se encuentra dentro de un ambiente poco propicio para que...

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Aug

06

Aviso Meteorológico

Onda tropical #26 la madrugada del viernes

6 de agosto de 2020
5 p.m.

Diagnóstico: La onda tropical #26 se ubica a esta hora en el oeste de Panamá, y estará ingresando al país durante la madrugada del viernes.   Pronóstico: Debido a esto, existe la...

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Aug

06

Aviso Meteorológico

Jornada de lluvias este jueves

6 de agosto de 2020
10.30 a.m.

Diagnóstico: Un ambiente atmosférico muy inestable se presenta este jueves sobre Costa Rica. La suma de factores usuales de estación lluviosa como la cercanía al país de la Zona de Convergencia...

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Aug

05

Weather Warning

Rainy pattern will continue overnight

August 05, 2020
05.40 p.m.

Discussion: The Intertropical Convergence Zone remains very active and close to the country, generating unstable atmospheric conditions and added to local factors such as warm morning...

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Aug

05

Weather Warning

Heavy rainfall and thunderstorm during the afternoon

August 05, 2020
10.30 a.m.

Discussion: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is very active and close to the country, which added to the warm morning temperatures and the entry of humidity from the maritime sectors will favor...

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Aug

05

Weather Warning

Heavy rainy and electric activity this afternoon and evening

August 05, 2020
02.30 p.m.

Discussion: Several factors favor strong rainy and electrical activity in the country this afternoon, which are the proximity of the very active and positioned Intertropical Convergence Zone...

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Aug

03

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones lluviosas en el Pacífico se mantendrán intermitentes

3 de agosto de 2020
4:10 p.m.

Diagnóstico: condiciones lluviosas intermitentes han generado montos de lluvia entre 50-80 mm en el Pacífico. Por otro lado, han mantenido condiciones con tormenta eléctrica en el Pacífico. ...

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Jul

30

Aviso Meteorológico Informativo

Tormenta tropical Isaías se mantiene en el mar Caribe

30 de julio de 2020
08:00 am

Diagnóstico: La tormenta tropical Isaías se mantiene en el norte del Mar Caribe, sin influencia en la región de Centroamérica. Hoy 30 de julio de 2020, Gonzalo se ubica a 68° oeste y 17.6° norte,...

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Jul

29

Aviso Meteorológico

Tarde lluviosa en el Pacífico y arribo de onda tropical #24 esta noche

29 de julio de 2020
9:45 am

Diagnóstico: La onda tropical #24 se encuentra sobre Panamá esta mañana, la misma se espera que ingrese a Costa Rica en el transcurso de esta noche. Por otro lado, durante esta mañana se han...

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