"WATCHING THE WEATHER TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY"




Marine forecast





ISSUED: September 25, 2018.

.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAÇAO:
.
Synopsis:
A moderate pressure pattern sustains a moderate flow during the next several
days.
Waves are expected to peak around 6 foot over the exposed waters.

Weather:
Partly cloudy with an overall dry condition today. However, rain activity is
foreseen on Wednesday.

Visibility:
25 to 35 kilometers.

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

Seas:
Moderate in general with waves between 1 and 2 meter (3 to 6 feet).

.

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; force 6 (22 to 27 knots).
.
Synopsis...A tropical wave extends from 04N45W to 16N44W, moving West around 20
knots. Gale force winds
are expected to continue along the northern portion of the wave for the next
couple of days as it
continues to move West to near 55W on Wednesday. The wave is expected to weaken
as it enters the
eastern Caribbean on Thursday. Otherwise, fresh to strong winds will prevail
over the central Caribbean through
midweek.
.
Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.Today...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and East 15 to 20 knots elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 feet in North to
Northeast swell. Scattered showers.
.Tonight...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet in North to
Northeast swell. Scattered showers.
.Wednesday...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.Wednesday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Thursday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Thursday Night...Northeast to 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 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Saturday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Saturday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.
Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.Today...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15
to 20 knots elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Tonight...East winds 20 to 25 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15 to 20 knots
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Wednesday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Scattered
showers.
.Wednesday Night...Northeast to 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...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Friday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
.Friday Night...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
.Saturday...East to Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Saturday 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