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26.6°C / 79.9°F
Partly Cloudy

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Forecast

Weather Forecast for Bonaire and Curaçao valid until Wednesday evening 18:00 l.t. November 26, 2014.

Issued:
Tuesday November 25, 2014. 17:00 l.t. (21:00 UTC).

CODE YELLOW : .SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION OVER THE OPEN WATERS .

Weather:
This evening: Mainly partly cloudy skies and an overall dry weather pattern will prevail this evening and tonight.
Wednesday: Generally partly cloudy skies with occasionally a few passing brief showers.

Forecast high will be 32ºC and low will be 27ºC.
Sunrise will occur at 06:38 and sunset at 18:07 hours.

Winds:
Today through Wednesday midday : Easterly with a moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (20 to 39 km/hr, 11 to 21 knots). An occasional gusts strong to possibly near gale; force 6 to 7 (40 to 61 km/hr, 22 to 33 knots).

Synopsis:
A strong Atlantic high pressure system sustains a generally brisk wind across the local area. Otherwise, some cloud increase on Wednesday morning will likely produce a couple of brief showers could develop during the morning hours.

Sea conditions:
Brisk trade winds are causing this evening and Wednesday, locally moderate to fairly rough seas with waves of 3 to locally 8 feet. The highest waves are over the northern waters and in passages. Boaters should proceed with caution over all exposed waters.

Significant tropical weather systems:
None.

Special features:
None.

Outlook until Thursday midday:
Generally partly cloudy with a chance of a few early morning brief local showers.

Forecaster:
Statia

The next weather forecast will be issued Wednesday at 17:00 l.t. (21:00 UTC).