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Marine forecast





ISSUED: September 21, 2019.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAÇAO:

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Synopsis:
The disturbance over the central Caribbean is slowly leaving the our area. In
it''s wake, the normal wind regime will be restoredlater today and on Sunday. A
light breeze across the area will result in a rather tranquil local seas.

Weather:
Few to partly cloudy with a local shower and chance of a thunderstorm.

Visibility:
25 to 50 kilometer. Temporarily less in rainshower conditions.

Winds:
Mainly easterly, light to gentle breeze; force 2 to 3 (7 to 19 km/hr, 4 to 10
knots).
Occasionally gust to moderate; force 4 (20 to 30 km/hr, 11 to 16 knots).

Seas:
Smooth to slight with wave heights around 0.5 meter (around 2 foot).



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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly, light to gentle breeze; force 2 to 3 (7 to 19 km/hr, 4 to 10 knots).
Occasionally moderate gusts; force 4 (20 to 30 km/hr, 11 to 16 knots).
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Synopsis....Tropical Storm Jerry near 21.4N 64.0W 995 mb at 5 AM
EDT moving NW at 13 kt. Maximum sustained winds 55 kt gusts 65
kt. Jerry will move to 22.7N 65.4W this afternoon, 24.3N 66.7W Sun
morning, 26.0N 67.2W Sun afternoon, 27.3N 67.4W Mon morning, and
29.8N 66.9W Tue morning. Jerry will strengthen to a hurricane once
it is N of the area near 33.2N 63.7W early Wed, and change little
in intensity as it moves to 36.7N 60.0W early Thu. A broad area
of low pressure located just S of Haiti continues to produce
disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall may
produce flash flooding and mudslides over portions of Hispaniola,
Jamaica and Cuba through the weekend. A tropical wave that will
approach the Windward Islands this weekend has a chance of
developing into a tropical cyclone. Heavy rainfall is possible
over much of the Lesser Antilles over the weekend.

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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-

.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in NE to E swell.
.TONIGHT...Within 90 nm of coast of Colombia, NE winds 10 kt.
Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NE to E 10 kt late.
Seas 3 ft or less in NE to E swell.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in NE to E swell.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in E swell.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft in NE to E swell.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft in E swell.
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in E swell.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in NE to E swell.
.TONIGHT...Within 90 nm of coast of Colombia, NE winds 10 kt.
Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming NE to E 10 kt late.
Seas 3 ft or less in NE to E swell.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in NE to E swell.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in E swell.
.TUE...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft in NE to E swell.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft in E swell.
.WED...Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 ft or less in E swell.
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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..

THE NEXT MARINE FORECAST WILL BE ISSUED TOMORROW MORNING AT 10:00 UTC