« Back

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



Histórico de avisos meteorológicos

En esta sección encontrará el histórico de los avisos meteorológicos.

Asset Publisher

Sep

27

Weather Warning

Rainy and electric activity this afternoon -Upgrade-

September 27, 2020
02.30 p.m.

Discussion: The warm morning temperatures and the incursion of humidity from the Pacific Ocean have generated cloudy developments in the early hours of the afternoon and, in turn, heavy downpours...

See More


Sep

27

Weather Warning

Rainy and electric activity this afternoon

September 27, 2020
11.00 a.m.

Discussion: The gradual increase in temperatures during the morning period, together with the entry of humidity from the Pacific Ocean, will favor the development of cloudiness and the occurrence...

See More


Sep

26

Weather Warning

Downpours and thunderstorm this afternoon in the Central and South Pacific -Update-

September 26, 2020
02.30 p.m.

Discussion: Local factors, such as the high temperatures registered this morning and the entry of sea breezes, have generated heavy downpours and an electrical storm in the west of the Central...

See More


Sep

26

Weather Warning

Downpours and thunderstorm this afternoon in the Central and South Pacific

September 26, 2020
10.45 a.m.

Discussion: The warm morning temperatures and the entry of sea breezes are factors that will lead to the development of cloudiness towards the afternoon hours and in turn isolated downpours...

See More


Sep

25

Weather Warning Update

Convergence Zone over the country

September 25, 2020
2:30 p.m.

Diagnosis: The Intertropical Convergence Zone remains active and close to our territory, promoting the entry of moisture from the Pacific maritime sector. In the last hours, rains and downpours...

See More


Sep

25

Aviso Meteorológico

Zona de Convergencia Intertropical sobre el país

25 de setiembre de 2020
10.15 am

Diagnóstico: La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical permanece activa y cercana a nuestro territorio, propiciando el ingreso de humedad desde el sector marítimo del Pacífico. Esta mañana se...

See More


Sep

24

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones lluviosas este jueves

24 de setiembre de 2020
10:00 am

Diagnóstico: Condiciones inestables están presentes en la atmósfera sobre el país. La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical activa y cercana a nuestro territorio, además de las altas temperaturas y...

See More


Sep

23

Aviso Meteorológico

Continuarán las lluvias en las primeras horas de la noche en el país

23 de setiembre de 2020
5 .15 p.m.

Diagnóstico: Debido a que la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical se localiza sobre Costa Rica y ha estado generando precipitaciones esta tarde en el país, se prevé que las lluvias continúen...

See More


Sep

23

Aviso Meteorológico

Zona de Convergencia Intertropical sobre Costa Rica

23 de setiembre de 2020
11 a.m.

Diagnóstico: La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical se localiza sobre Costa Rica y ha estado generando tormentas en los sectores marítimos que rodean al país desde horas de la mañana. Debido a lo...

See More


Sep

22

Weather Warning

September 22, 2020
06.00 p.m.

Discussion: The Intertropical Convergence Zone, as well as the entry of humidity from maritime sectors and the morning warming have been favoring the rainy conditions and electrical activity in...

See More


Sep

22

Weather Warning

Downpours will persist in the Pacific for the remainder of the afternoon and early evening

September 22, 2020
2:40 p.m

Diagnosis: The Intertropical Convergence Zone, as well as the entry of humidity from maritime sectors and the morning warming have been favoring the rainy conditions and electrical activity in the...

See More


Sep

22

Weather Warning

Rainy conditions in the Pacific during the afternoon and night

September 22, 2020
10:35 a.m.

Diagnosis: The Intertropical Convergence Zone, as well as the entry of humidity from maritime sectors and the morning warming will favor rainy conditions and electrical activity in the country. ...

See More


Sep

21

Weather Warning

Downpours and thunderstorm persist during the afternoon and early evening

September 21, 2020
03.30 p.m.

Discussion: The warm temperatures registered this morning and the entry of sea breezes have caused cloudy developments this afternoon and in turn isolated but strong downpours accompanied by an...

See More


Sep

21

Weather Warning

Aguaceros y tormenta eléctrica en el Pacífico Central y Sur

September 21, 2020
10.30 a.m.

Discussion: Local factors such as warm morning temperatures and the entry of sea breezes will favor the development of cloudiness towards the afternoon hours and in turn isolated but strong...

See More


Sep

21

Weather Warning

Downpours and thunderstorm in the Central Pacific

September 21, 2020
10:30 a.m.

Diagnosis: Local factors such as warm morning temperatures and the entry of sea breezes will favor the development of cloudiness towards the afternoon hours and in turn isolated but strong...

See More


Sep

20

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones de lluvias intermitentes en el Pacífico durante la tarde y noche

20 de septiembre de 2020
2:30 p.m.

Diagnóstico: La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical, así como el ingreso de humedad desde sectores marítimos y el calentamiento matutino han favorecido condiciones lluviosas intensas en el...

See More


Sep

20

Weather Warning

Rainy conditions in the Pacific during the afternoon and night

September 20, 2020
10.30 am

Diagnosis: The Intertropical Convergence Zone, as well as the entry of humidity from maritime sectors and the morning warming have favored intense rainy conditions in the Central and South Pacific....

See More


Sep

19

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones lluviosas intermitentes continuarán durante la tarde y noche

19 de septiembre de 2020
2:00 p.m.

Diagnóstico: La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical, así como el ingreso de humedad desde sectores marítimos y el calentamiento matutino han favorecido condiciones lluviosas intensas en el Valle...

See More


Sep

19

Aviso Meteorológico

Condiciones lluviosas durante la tarde y noche en la mayor parte del país

19 de septiembre de 2020
10.30 am

Diagnóstico: La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical, así como el ingreso de humedad desde sectores marítimos y el calentamiento matutino se combinan para seguir propiciando aguaceros fuertes en el...

See More


Sep

18

Aviso Meteorológico

Primeras horas de la noche con aguaceros en el norte del país

18 de septiembre de 2020
5.40 pm

Diagnóstico: La Zona de Convergencia Intertropical, así como el ingreso de humedad desde sectores marítimos y el calentamiento matutino se combinan para seguir propiciando aguaceros fuertes en el...

See More