"WATCHING THE WEATHER TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY"


Marine forecast



ISSUED: August 22, 2017.


MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:
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Synopsis:
A tropical wave located east of the local area will induce a few isolated
showers.

Weather:
Partly cloudy in general with a couple of showers.

Visibility:
20 to 30 kilometer.

Winds:
Easterly and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (7 to 16 knots).
Gusting occasionally, fresh to possibly strong; force 5 to 6 (17 to 27 knots).

Seas:
Tranquil to moderate with waves of 2 to 5 feet. Higher in or near showers.

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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (7 to 16 knots).
Gusting occasionally, fresh to possibly strong; force 5 to 6 (17 to 27 knots).
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.Synopsis:......The remnant low of Harvey is moving into the Yucatan
peninsula this morning, followed by scattered showers and
thunderstorms North of 18N. A tropical wave South of the Mona Passage will
move across the central Caribbean through mid week, and the
western Caribbean later in the week. A trough will pass 55W Wednesday,
and move west over the Northeast and North central Caribbean from the Leeward
Islands to the Windward Passage thereafter.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
Today...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Tonight...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Wednesday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.
Wednesday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots Within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and East 15 to 20 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Thursday...East to Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Thursday Night...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 5 to 7 feet.
Saturday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Saturday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
Today...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Tonight...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Wednesday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15 to
20 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Wednesday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Thursday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Thursday Night...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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Saturday...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Saturday Night...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 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 NEXT MARINE FORECAST WILL BE
ISSUED TOMORROW MORNING AT 10:00 UTC.