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Marine forecast





ISSUED: January 17 , 2019.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:
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Synopsis:
Winds will increase gradually during the next few days. Moreover shower activity
can develop across the area, mainly during the early morning.

Weather:
Partly cloudy with a local shower possible during the early morning, afterwards
mainly dry weather pattern.

Visibility:
25 to 45 kilometer.

Winds:
Easterly and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (11 to 21 knots)
with higher gusts to strong; force 6 (22 to 27 knots)

Seas:
Slight to locally moderate with waves to 1 to 1.5 meter (3 to 5 feet).

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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).
Higher gusts, fresh to strong; force 5 to 6 (17 to 27 knots).
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Synopsis....Fresh to strong trade winds will continue in the
south-central Caribbean through Monday night. Moderate to locally
fresh trades will prevail elsewhere. A strong cold front will
cross the Northwest Caribbean Sunday through Monday. The front will reach the
Yucatan Channel Sunday morning, then extend from western Cuba to the
Gulf of Honduras Sunday night. Fresh to strong northerly winds are expected
behind the front.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.Today...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet.
.Tonight...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet.
.Friday...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet.
.Friday Night...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet.
.Saturday...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet.
.Saturday Night...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet.
.Sunday...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet.
.Sunday Night...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
.Monday...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
.Monday Night...Northeast to East winds 20 to 30 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.Today...Northeast to East winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Tonight...Northeast to East winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Friday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Friday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Saturday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Saturday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Sunday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Sunday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Monday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Monday Night...Northeast to 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.
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THE NEXT MARINE FORECAST WILL BE ISSUED TOMORROW MORNING AT 10:00 UTC