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28.3°C / 82.9°F
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Weather Forecast for Bonaire and Curaçao valid until Wednesday midday 12:00 l.t., September 3, 2014.

Issued:
Tuesday September 2, 2014. 11:00 l.t. (15:00 UTC).

Weather:
Today: Partly cloudy skies with no significant precipitation. Tonight through Wednesday midday: Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies with a few passing showers possible.

Forecast high will be 33ºC and low will be 27ºC.
Sunrise will occur at 06:25 and sunset at 18:45 hours.

Winds:
Easterly and gentle to fresh; force 3 to 5 ( 12 to 39 km/hr, 7 to 21 knots). During the day, occasional gusts to possibly strong; force 6 (40 to 50 km/hour, 22 to 27 knots).

Synopsis:
A tropical wave moved over the local area during late Monday evening, and moves further westwards. Another tropical wave located this morning over the eastern Caribbean area moves westwards. This system could influence the local weather later today into Wednesday morning, with some isolated showers.

Sea conditions:
Generally moderate with wave heights in the range of 3 and 7 feet. The highest waves are over the exposed waters.

Significant tropical weather systems:
Dolly was located this morning 230 kilometers east Southeast of Mexico and moves West Northwest. This tropical weather system does not pose a threat to the local islands.

Special features:
None.

Outlook until Thursday midday:
Partly cloudy skies with a local shower possible, during the morning.

Forecaster:
Abraham.

The next weather forecast will be issued Tuesday at 18:00 l.t. (22:00 UTC).