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Marine forecast





ISSUED: October 21, 2018.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:
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Synopsis:
A general moderate wind is foreseen to prevail today and will most likely weaken
temporary
to a light breeze in the course of the next several days. Waves could peak to
about 5 foot
over the exposed waters.

Weather:
Partly cloudy sky in general with a few isolated rain showers.

Visibility:
20 to 30 kilometers. Deteriorates in or near heavier showers.

Winds:
Northeasterly and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (7 to 16 knots).
Occasionally fresh to strong in gusts; force 5 to 6 (17 to 27 knots).

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

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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Northeast to east and light to moderate; force 2 to 4 (4 to 16 knots).
Occasionally to possibly fresh in gusts; force 5 (17 to 21 knots).
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Synopsis...Fresh to strong Northeast winds will pulse in and near the
Windward Passage and within 60 nm south of Hispaniola through
Tuesday. Fresh to strong Northeast winds near the coast of Colombia will
diminish to mainly fresh winds this afternoon, and change little
through Tuesday night before diminishing to light to moderate winds
Wednesday through Thursday night. Elsewhere, moderate to fresh trades will
continue through early Wednesday, then diminish to the gentle intensity
through Thursday night. A tropical wave will move across the Tropical North
Atlantic through Tonight, and reach the far eastern Caribbean on
Monday while slowing down. It will move across the rest of the eastern
Caribbean through Thursday, followed by east to southeast gentle to
moderate winds.
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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 4 to 6 feet.
Tonight...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and Northeast 10 to 15 knots elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Monday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and Northeast to East 10 to 15 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Monday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Tuesday...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Tuesday Night...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Wednesday...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Wednesday Night...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday Night...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
Today...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and Northeast to East
10 to 15 knots elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Tonight...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Monday...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and Northeast to East
10 to
15 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Monday Night...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Tuesday...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tuesday Night...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Wednesday...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Wednesday Night...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday...East winds 10 knots. Seas 3 feet or less.
Thursday Night...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet or less.
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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