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Marine forecast





ISSUED: August 17, 2019.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

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Synopsis:
A moderate pressure pattern will most likely support a gentle to moderate trade
wind across the forecast waters through today. Winds and seas are foreseen to
subside a bit in the weekend.

Weather:
Partly cloudy in general with a few isolated showers.

Visibility:
10 to 20 kilometer.

Winds:
Easterly and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (12 to 30 km/h, 7 to 16 knots).
Higher gusts to fresh; force 5 (31 to 39 km/h, 17 to 21 knots).

Seas:
Tranquil with wave heights between 0.5 and 1 meter (2 to 4 feet).

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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly and moderate; force 3 to 4 (12 to 30 km/hr, 7 to 16 knots).
Occasionally fresh in gusts; force 5 to 6 (31 to 50 km/hr, 17 to 27 knots).
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Synopsis...A tropical wave with axis near 83W will move across
the rest of the western Caribbean through this evening. The
passage of the wave along with high pressure north of the area
will continue to support fresh to near gale force trades over the
southwest Caribbean Tonight, and over the Northwest Caribbean Today
through Sunday. Fresh to strong winds will resume over the south-
central Caribbean on Sunday evening being supported by the passage
of a new tropical wave currently across the Lesser Antilles.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
Today...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
Tonight...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Scattered
showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
Sunday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
Sunday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Monday...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Monday Night...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Tuesday...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
Tuesday Night...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
Wednesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Wednesday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
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Caribbean South of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
Today...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 10 to
15 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Tonight...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East
10 to 15 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Sunday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East to
Southeast
15 to 20 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
Sunday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Monday...East to Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Monday Night...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Tuesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Tuesday Night...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Wednesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Wednesday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
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PLEASE FIND MORE MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION FOR OTHER SECTIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN
AREA, THE TROPICAL AND SOUTHWESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
ON THE WEB SITE OF THE TROPICAL PREDICTION CENTER AT:
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT3.shtml?text..

THE NEXT MARINE FORECAST WILL BE ISSUED TOMORROW MORNING AT 10:00 UTC