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Forecast Tides for Schottegat, Curacao on 08/19/2022



03:02 -0.02 Meter Low Tide
07:39 0.09 Meter High Tide
13:07 0.02 Meter Low Tide
19:39 0.29 Meter High Tide




Marine forecast





ISSUED: August 18, 2022.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

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Synopsis:
Atmospheric conditions will continue to limit significant cloud development over
our region during the next 24 hours. Therefore, a mainly dry and warm weather
condition will prevail over the forecasted area. Furthermore, a light
concentration of Saharan dust is expected over the local area during the next
couple of days

Weather:
Clear to partly cloudy, warm and mainly dry.

Visibility:
25 to 40 km.

Winds:
East to Southeast and moderate; force 4 (20 to 30 km/h, 11 to 16 knots).
Occasionally fresh in gusts; force 5 (31 to 39 km/h, 17 to 21 knots).

Seas:
Tranquil to moderate with wave heights between 1 and 1.5 meter (3 and 5 feet).


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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
East to Southeast and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (20 to 39 km/h, 11 to 21
knots).
Occasionally strong in gusts; force 6 (40 to 50 km/h, 22 to 27 knots).

Synopsis....A tropical wave along 87W continues to generate
numerous showers and thunderstorms across the NW basin west of
82W. This active weather is expected to gradually shift westward
with the tropical wave through Thu night as the wave moves across
Central America and the Yucatan Peninsula. Surface ridging
building N of the region will support fresh to strong winds in the
south-central Caribbean today through Sat, then gradually weaken
through MOn. A broad tropical wave will move across the Tropical
Atlantic waters Thu night, across the eastern Caribbean Fri, and
the central Caribbean Fri night and Sat.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 76W including Colombia Basin-
.TODAY...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in E swell.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and NE to E 15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and E 15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt, shifting to E to SE late. Seas
2 to 4 ft.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 68W and 72W including Gulf of Venezuela-
.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E
15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E
15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
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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