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Temperature:
28.9ºC
84ºF
Heat index: 
32.3ºC
90.2ºF
Wind Direction: East
Wind Speed:
27.8 Km/h
17.2 Mph
Pressure: hPa

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Forecast

Weather Forecast for Curaçao and surroundings valid until Friday evening 6:00 l.t., May 26, 2017.

Issued:
Thursday May 25, 2017 17:00 l.t. (21:00 UTC).

CODE YELLOW: SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

Weather:
Generally partly cloudy and hazy. Not as breezy on Friday. Forecast high will be 32 ºC, and the low will be 27 ºC. Sunrise will occur at 06:10 and sunset at 18:55.

Winds:
Easterly and fresh to strong; force 5 to 6 (40 to 50 km/hr, 17 to 27 knots). Mainly during the day, an occasional gust to near gale; force 7 (51 to 61 km/hr, 28 to 33 knots). Gradually diminishing winds on Friday and to continue hereafter.

Synopsis:
A broad surface high pressure system continues across the Central Atlantic and weakens a little in time to come. Saharan dust will linger over the regional area onto the end of this work week, meanwhile a fair weather is foreseen to persist through the upcoming weekend. This happening will followed by a relatively more rainy weather during the start of next week.

Sea conditions:
Moderate to fairly rough with wave heights between 1.5 and 2.5 meters (5 to 8 feet). Somewhat higher over the exposed waters. Boaters and other sea related activities should stay cautious onto tomorrow Friday.

Special features:
None.

Outlook until Saturday evening:
Partly cloudy in general and the wind force will continue to fall.

Forecaster:
Coffie

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