Climate report for Week: 20, year: 2016
The Meteorological Department closes a deal with the Colombian National Meteorological Institute
Weather Forecast for Curacao and surroundings valid until Tuesday evening 18:00
l.t., May 24, 2016.
Monday May 23, 2016 17:00 l.t. (21:00 UTC).
Today: Mainly fair skies with on-going breezy condition.
Tuesday: Generally partly cloudy and a chance of a brief morning shower.
Forecast high will be 33ºC, and the low will be 27ºC.
Sunrise will occur at 06:10 and sunset at 18:55.
East-southeast and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (20 to 39 km/h, 11 to 21 knots). Gusting at times, strong to near gale strength; force 6 to 7 (40 to 60 km/h, 22 to 33 knots).
A strong pressure pattern over the regional area will continue tonight and Tuesday, to support occasional gusty winds. By Tuesday night winds will start gradually to weaken, in response of a mid and upper level trough, which will move and deepen over the central and parts of the Eastern Caribbean. Cloud and shower activity may increase slightly during the second half of the week.
Generally moderate with waves between 1.5 and 2.0 meter. The highest waves are over the exposed waters.
Outlook until Wednesday evening:
Partly cloudy skies in general with a better chance for a few local showers.
The next weather forecast will be issued on Tuesday at 06:00 l.t. (10:00 UTC).