"WATCHING THE WEATHER TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY"


Satellite (InfraRed)
Satellite (Visible)


Weather


29.1°C / 84.4°F
Mostly Cloudy

Satellite (InfraRed)



Forecast

Weather Forecast for Bonaire and Curaçao valid until Tuesday evening 18:00 l.t., October 21, 2014.

Issued:
Monday October 20, 2014. 17:00 l.t. (21:00 UTC).

Weather:
Tonight through Tuesday morning: Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies with a chance of a local shower with risk of a thunderstorm. Tuesday morning through the evening: Mostly cloudy skies becoming partly cloudy with a chance of a local shower during the early afternoon.

Forecast high will be 32ºC and low will be 25ºC.
Sunrise will occur at 06:26 and sunset at 18:14 hours.

Winds:
East to Northeast and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (12 to 30 km/hr, 7 to 16 knots). Mainly in and around showers, a few occasional gusts to possibly fresh; force 5 (31 to 39 km/hr, 17 to 21 knots).

Synopsis:
During tonight and Tuesday morning, an atmospheric condition favorable for clouds and shower development will prevail. Showers could develop over parts of the BC islands with local thunderstorms. Seas otherwise will continue slight to moderate with a generally gentle breeze.

Sea conditions:
Slight to moderate with waves of about 2 to 5 feet. The highest waves are in ongoing breakers off the north facing coasts.

Significant tropical weather systems:
A low pressure area located over the Southwestern Bay of Campeche has the potential to become a tropical cyclone during the next few days. The Meteorological department of Curacao will monitor the progress of this system.

Special features:
None.

Outlook until Wednesday evening:
Generally partly cloudy and a virtual dry weather.

Forecaster:
Luciano.

The next weather forecast will be issued Tuesday at 05:00 l.t. (09:00 UTC).