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Marine forecast



ISSUED: August 21, 2017.


MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:
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Synopsis:
A predominantly weak pressure pattern will continue to result in a slight to
locally moderate local seas.

Weather:
Partly cloudy in general with a couple of showers, while it could get somewhat
thundery.

Visibility:
20 to 30 kilometer.

Winds:
Easterly and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (7 to 16 knots).
Gusting occasionally, fresh to possibly strong; force 5 to 6 (17 to 27 knots).

Seas:
Tranquil to moderate with waves of 2 to 5 feet. Higher in or near showers.

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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).
Gusting occasionally, fresh to possibly strong; force 5 to 6 (17 to 27 knots).
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.Synopsis:......Scattered thunderstorms and strong winds will accompany the remnant low of Harvey,
currently over western Caribbean Sea and the eastern continental Central America, as it continues to
move WNW. By Tuesday, into Belize and the Yucatan peninsula. A tropical wave will cross 55W Tuesday,
and enter the eastern Caribbean early Wednesday.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.Today...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.Tonight...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Tuesday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots Within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and East 15 to 20 knots elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.Tuesday Night...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Wednesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
.Wednesday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Thursday...East to Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Thursday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Friday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Friday Night...Northeast to 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 4 to 6 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.Tonight...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Tuesday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15 to
20 knots elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.Tuesday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Wednesday...East to Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Wednesday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Thursday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Thursday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Friday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Friday Night...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 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.