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Weather: Mostly Clear
Temperature:
27.1ºC
80.78ºF
Heat index: 
31.2ºC
88.1ºF
Wind Direction: Northwest
Wind Speed:
1.9 Km/h
1.2 Mph
Pressure: 1008.3 hPa

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Forecast

Weather Forecast for Curaçao and surroundings valid until Saturday morning 06:00 l.t., September 23, 2017.

Issued:
Friday September 22, 2017 05:00 l.t. (09:00 UTC).

CODE YELLOW: PRECAUTION FOR EXCESSIVE HEAT.

Weather:
Partly cloudy, occasionally mostly cloudy with some shower activities and risk of thunderstorm. Forecast high will be 35ºC, and the low will be 27ºC. Sunrise will occur at 06:25 and sunset at 18:32.

Winds:
Variable and light to gentle, possibly moderate in an occasional gust; force 2 to 4 (7 to 30 km/h, 7 to 16 knots).

Synopsis:
Within the next 24 hours patches clouds will move across the local region. Some of these clouds could generate some shower and or thunder activity. In addition, winds are expected to gradually increase. However, a precaution for excessive heat will remain in effect (code yellow). The general public should be aware of this and limit physical exercise, especially during daytime to prevent health problems.

Sea conditions:
Tranquil in general with waves of less than 1 meter (less than 3 feet).

Significant tropical weather systems:
Hurricane Maria was located this morning about 55 kilometers northeast of Grand Turk islands and moving in a northwesterly direction. Tropical Storm Josè was barely moving over the cooler northwestern Atlantic waters. These cyclones poses no threat to Curaçao.

Special features:
None.

Outlook until Sunday morning:
Generally partly cloudy with a chance of some thundershower activity. Winds will gradually increase.

Forecaster:
Thomas.

The next weather forecast will be issued on Friday at 11:00 l.t. (15:00 UTC).