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Marine forecast



ISSUED: May 27, 2018.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:
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Synopsis:
The Atlantic high pressure will maintain a fresh to possibly near gale winds
over the local waters.

Weather:
Partly cloudy and dry.

Visibility:
12 to 22 kilometers.

Winds:
Easterly and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (11 to 21 knots).
Occasionally strong to possibly near gale in gusts; force 6 to 7 ( 22 to 33
knots).

Seas:
Moderate to locally fairly rough with waves between 4 and 7 feet.

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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (11 to 21 knots).
Occasionally strong in gusts to possibly near gale; force 6 to 7 (22 to 33
knots).
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Synopsis...Subtropical Storm Alberto in the eastern Gulf of
Mexico will continue to move North and away from the Northwest Caribbean.
High pressure in the central Atlantic will maintain fresh to
strong trade winds in the central Caribbean through the week.
The strongest winds are expected along the coast of Colombia and
in the Gulf of Venezuela. A strong trough will move from the Northwest
Caribbean to the Yucatan Peninsula Wednesday through early Friday with
associated increasing winds and seas.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.Today...East winds 15 to 20 knots within 90 nm of coast of Colombia,
and East to Southeast 15 to 20 knots elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 feet in Northeast to
East swell.
.Tonight...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Monday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.Monday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Tuesday...East to Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Tuesday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 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.
.Thursday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Thursday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.Today...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15
to
20 knots elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Tonight...East winds 10 to 15 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15 to
20 knots elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Monday...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15
to
20 knots elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Monday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Tuesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Tuesday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Wednesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Wednesday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Thursday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Thursday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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