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Marine forecast



ISSUED: November 20, 2017.


MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

Synopsis:
A disturbance near our region continues to cause cloud development and
(thunder)shower activity over our region. This system is forecast to weaken
after today. Pressure gradient over region will tighten somewhat during the next
few days and the wind speed should therefore increase gradually.

Weather:
Partly to mostly cloudy with a few rain and thundershowers, especially this
morning.

Visibility:
20 to 30 kilometers. In or near showers, 2 to 8 kilometers.

Winds:
East to southeast, occasionally variable and light to moderate; force 1 to 4 (1
to 16 knots). Occasionally fresh in gusts; force 5 (17 to 21 knots)

Seas:
Generally tranquil with wave heights of 3 feet or less.

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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (7 to 16 knots).
Occasionally fresh in gusts; force 5 (17 to 21 knots).
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Synopsis:.... Broad low pressure and troughing over the central
Caribbean will weaken by Tuesday night. A cold front will enter the Northwest
Caribbean Thursday night.

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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
Today...Within 90 nm of coast of Colombia, East winds less than
5 knots, shifting to Northeast in the afternoon. Elsewhere, Northeast winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Tonight...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Tuesday...East to Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Tuesday Night...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Wednesday...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Wednesday Night...Northeast to East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Thursday...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Thursday Night...Northeast to East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Friday...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Friday Night...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-Today...Northeast to East winds 5 to 10 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 10 to
15 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Tonight...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Tuesday...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
Tuesday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East
15 to 20 knots elsewhere. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
Wednesday...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
Wednesday Night...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
Thursday...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Thursday Night...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Friday...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Friday Night...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 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 NEXT MARINE FORECAST WILL BE
ISSUED TOMORROW MORNING AT 10:00 UTC.