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Forecast Tides for Schottegat, Curacao on 04/02/2024



06:42 0.29 Meter High Tide
15:15 -0.08 Meter Low Tide
20:16 0.04 Meter High Tide
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Marine forecast





ISSUED: July 22, 2024.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:
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Synopsis:
An extended high will influence weather conditions over the region, while a low
level somewhat moist air stream will account for an occasional cloud formation
and brief shower activity over the area of our island.

Weather:
Partly cloudy sky a becoming mostly dry. A hazy condition will prevail
throughout today and the upcoming days.

Visibility:
18 to 28 kilometer.

Winds:
Easterly 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).

Seas:
Moderate to rough with wave heights between 1 and 2 meters (3 and 7 feet).
The highest wave action is in general over the open sea area and close to the
northern seaboard.

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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly 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).
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Synopsis.....A tropical wave axis is near 81W S of 21N. The wave
will move across the remainder of the western Caribbean through
today. High pressure from the central Atlantic will build in its
wake, with increasing fresh to strong winds and building seas,
possibly peaking to 11 or 12 ft over the south-central Caribbean
early today. Trade winds reach to near gale force offshore NW
Colombia today. The trade winds and associated seas will diminish
slightly on Tue, then increase across the eastern and central
Caribbean for the remainder of the forecast period.

Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 76W including Colombia Basin-
.TODAY...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt S of 13N, and E 20 to 25 kt N of 13N. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.

Caribbean S of 15N between 68W and 72W including Gulf of Venezuela-
.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt S of 13N, and E 20 to 25 kt N of
13N. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE to 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