"WATCHING THE WEATHER TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY"


Marine forecast





ISSUED: May 18, 2019.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

Synopsis:
High pressure over the Atlantic extends across the Caribbean Sea and supports a
moderate to fresh wind over the forecast waters. Waves could peak to 7 foot over
the exposed waters.

Weather:
Partly cloudy sky and a persistent dry condition.

Visibility:
15 to 25 kilometer.

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 with waves between 1 and 2 meter (3 to 6 feet).

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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).
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Synopsis.....Fresh to strong winds will prevail over the Gulf of Venezuela and
near
the coast of Colombia through Wednesday night. Similar winds will pulse over the
Gulf of Honduras Saturday through Wednesday Night. Smoke and haze from fires
in Central America will reduce visibilities near the Gulf of Honduras during the
next
several days.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.Today...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet in North to Northeast
swell.
.Tonight...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia,
and Northeast to East 15 to 20 knots elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
.Sunday...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.
.Sunday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Monday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Monday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Tuesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Tuesday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Wednesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Wednesday Night...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 20 to 25 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15
to 20 knots
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Tonight...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15
to 20 knots
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Sunday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.Sunday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Monday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Monday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Tuesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Tuesday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Wednesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Wednesday Night...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 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..

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