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Informe Meteorológico-IMN-200120-430pm

Jan

20

Weather Report

The windy pattern will persist in the country due to the entry into the Caribbean Sea of cold push # 17 in addition to the rains in the Caribbean and North Zone tonight

January 20, 2020
4.30 p.m.

Diagnosis: The rains in the last hours in the Caribbean have decreased intensity, but it continues to rain mainly near the mountainous sectors. The accumulated rainfall from 7 a.m. have not exceeded 32 mm. With regard to winds, the gusts have not increased in intensity since the last report, so it is maintained that the North Pacific is the windiest region, with speeds 50-70km / h, with a maximum burst of 92km / h in La Cruz and near the Cordillera de Guanacaste.
 
Forecast: The strong windy pattern will continue in much of the country and at least until Wednesday, this due to the entry of a new cold thrust into the Caribbean Sea tonight, which will keep the trade winds accelerated. Occasional gusts are forecast in Guanacaste, the Central Valley and the mountain ranges with maximum intensities estimated between 40-80 km / h for the lowlands and between 50-100 km / h in the mountains.

Regarding the rains in the Caribbean, they are expected to occur near the coast of Limón during the night, with amounts between 10-20mm and maximums in a timely manner between 25-50mm. In the mountainous sectors of the Caribbean and the North Zone, there will be weak rains throughout this period, with amounts between 5-10mm and maximums of 15-20mm.

Special attention to areas with vulnerability to floods because due to the persistence of rainfall in the area during the last days the soils are saturated. It is recommended to be aware of the official communiqués of the National Emergency Commission, as well as of the official entities.


Next report today at 10 p.m.
 
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 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.
• Caution in areas vulnerable to flooding due to sewer saturation, increased flow in rivers and streams, and in areas prone to landslides.
• Stay informed through social networks, Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: National Meteorological Institute and the Website: www.imn.ac.cr

Juan Diego Naranjo Díaz
Meteorologist
DMSA-IMN



Weather warnings history

In this section you will find the weather warnings history.

Feb

20

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones ventosas se mantienen en el país durante este jueves

20 de febrero de 2020
10:00 am

Diagnóstico: Un sistema de alta presión en el Atlántico y mar Caribe mantiene altos los niveles de presión atmosférica toda la región, ocasionando a su vez un patrón ventoso muy fuerte en el...

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Feb

19

Weather Warning

Windy conditions persist on this Wednesday

February 19, 2020
07.40 a.m.

Discussion: A large high-pressure system positioned in the Atlantic Ocean maintains high levels of atmospheric pressure on the Caribbean Sea, in turn causing a very strong windy pattern in the...

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Feb

18

Aviso Meteorológico

Continúan los fuertes vientos en Costa Rica

18 de febrero de 2020
10.00 a.m.

Diagnóstico: El fortalecimiento de un sistema de alta presión en el Océano Atlántico mantiene los vientos alisios muy fuertes en el Mar Caribe; provocando un patrón ventoso en Costa Rica. Hasta...

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Feb

17

Aviso Meteorológico

Viento fuerte continúa durante este lunes

17 de febrro de 2020.
9:15 am

Diagnóstico: Un sistema de alta presión posicionado sobre el océano Atlántico ha estado afectando el tiempo en la región centroamericana provocando un fuerte gradiente de presión sobre el mar...

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Feb

16

Aviso Meteorológico

Very strong windy conditions on this day

February 16, 2020
09.35 a.m.

Discussion: High levels of atmospheric pressure prevail over the Caribbean Sea, generating very strong trade winds in the country. The most intense gusts occur in the Central Valley, the North...

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Feb

15

Weather Warning

The strong windy pattern continues over the country

February 15, 2020
09.15 a.m.

Discussion: The atmospheric pressure remains high above the Caribbean Sea, causing strong trade winds to persist in the country. There are recurrent and intense gusts in the Central Valley, the...

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Feb

14

Aviso Meteorológico

Vientos fuertes persisten este viernes y fin de semana

14 de febrero de 2020
10.20 am

Diagnóstico: Los altos valores de la presión atmosférica siguen aumentando este viernes sobre el Mar Caribe, lo cual mantiene los vientos alisios fuertes sobre el país, con mayor notoriedad en el...

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Feb

13

Weather Warning

Strong winds will prevail on this day

February 13, 2020
09.40 a.m.

Discussion: The high values of the atmospheric pressure on the Caribbean Sea keep the trade winds accelerated over the country, with greater notoriety in the Central Valley, the North Pacific and...

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Feb

12

Meteorological warning

Condiciones ventosas durante este miércoles

12 de febrero 2020.
9:40 am

Diagnosis: The atmospheric pressure continues strong on the Caribbean Sea and as a result the wind stays accelerated on the Central American region. During the early morning and morning of...

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Feb

10

Meterologicla warning

Windy conditions this monday

february 10, 2020
9:30 am

Diagnosis: High atmospheric pressure values ??over the Caribbean Sea keep accelerated winds over the region. So far this day there have been gusts in the range of 40-60 km / h in the lower parts...

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Feb

09

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones ventosas durante todo el día consecuencia de la afectación de un sistema de alta presión

9 de febrero de 2020
10.30 a.m.

Diagnóstico: Un sistema de alta presión en el Atlántico y Mar Caribe se mantiene generando condiciones ventosas en la mayor parte del del país, con ráfagas de viento de hasta 90 km/h en la Cruz,...

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Feb

03

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones ventosas durante todo el día consecuencia de la afectación del empuje frío # 18

3 de febrero de 2020
1030 a.m.

Diagnóstico: El empuje frío #18 se mantiene generando condiciones ventosas en la mayor parte del país, con ráfagas de viento de hasta 102 km/h en la Cruz, Guanacaste, y 95 km/h en los sectores...

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Feb

02

Weather Warning

Windy conditions this Sunday due to the cold surge # 18

February 2nd, 2020
12 m.

Diagnosis: Cold surge # 18 continues its passage through the northern Caribbean Sea, towards the Atlantic Ocean; which causes the windy pattern in the country this Sunday. The maximum wind gusts...

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Feb

01

Weather Warning

Cold push # 18 in the northern Caribbean Sea accelerates the wind in the country

February 1st, 2020
6.00 p.m.

Diagnosis: Cold surge # 18 has entered the Caribbean Sea this afternoon and will be moving through this sector in the next two days. Due to this, the windy pattern in the country will increase over...

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Jan

30

Aviso Meteorológico

Rainy conditions this afternoon in the country

January 30, 2020
10.45 a.m.

Diagnosis: This morning the warm and quite humid behavior prevailed in various parts of the national territory, mainly due to the low cloud cover and the breeze contribution from the maritime...

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Jan

29

Weather Warning

Rainy conditions on this Wednesday

January 29, 2020
10.10 a.m.

Discussion: Cloudy conditions and rainfall remain present this morning over the country, especially in the Pacific regions, this situation is a product of the proximity of the Intertropical...

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Jan

28

Aviso Meteorológico

Precipitaciones fuertes persisten esta noche en la Vertiente del Pacífico

28 de enero de 2020
6.00 pm

Diagnóstico: La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical (ZCIT) sigue muy cerca del país, generando inestabilidad atmosférica y provocando aguaceros con tormentas esta tarde. En las últimas 6 horas se...

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Jan

28

Weather Warning

Showers this afternoon in the Central Valley and the Pacific Slope

January 28, 2020
10.00 a.m.

Diagnosis: This Tuesday the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) will be very close to the country, generating atmospheric instability and providing humidity from the Costa Rican Pacific to the...

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Jan

27

Aviso Meteorológico

Zona de Convergencia Intertropical activa y cercana al país

27 de enero de 2020
4.10 pm

Diagnóstico: La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical se encuentra activa y cercana al país desde este lunes, lo cual ha ocasionado que se presenten lluvias en la península de Nicoya desde esta...

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Jan

25

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones ventosas este sábado

25 de enero de 2020.
11:00

Diagnóstico: Altos valores de presión atmosférica sobre el Mar Caribe mantienen acelerado el viento sobre el país. En lo que va de este día se han registrado ráfagas en el rango de 40-55 km/h en...

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