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Marine forecast



ISSUED: December 13, 2017.


MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

Synopsis:
No significant weather is expected today, tomorrow an increase in showers
activity can be expected. Furthermore, winds will remain light today but
increase by tomorrow.

Weather:
Partly cloudy and mainly

Visibility:
30 to 45 kilometers

Winds:
Between East and Northeast, light to gentle; force 1 to 3 (3 to 10 knots).

Seas:
Generally tranquil to occasionally moderate with wave heights between 2 to 5
feet.

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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 fresh to
strong; force 5 to 6 (17 to 27 knots).
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Synopsis:..A stationary front extending from the Windward Passage
to central Panama will dissipate to a remnant trough by Thursday.
Strong north winds West of the front will gradually diminish from the
Northwest through Thursday evening. Strong nocturnal trades will resume along
the coast of Colombia starting Thursday night, with near gale force
winds possible Saturday night through Sunday night.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE Saturday Night AND Sunday Night...

.Today...East winds 10 to 15 knots Within 90 nm of coast of Colombia,
and East 5 to 10 knots elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Tonight...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 4 to 6 feet.
.Thursday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Thursday Night...East winds 20 to 25 knots Within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and Northeast to East 20 to 25 knots elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
.Friday...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet.
.Friday Night...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet in East
swell.
.Saturday...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet in East swell.
.Saturday Night...Northeast to East winds 20 to 30 knots, except 25 to 35 knots within
90 nm of coast of Colombia. Seas 8 to 14 feet in Northeast to East swell.
.Sunday...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 8 to 13 feet in Northeast to East
swell.
.Sunday Night...Northeast to East winds 20 to 30 knots, except 25 to 35 knots within
90 nm of coast of Colombia. Seas 8 to 15 feet in Northeast to East swell.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.Today...Northeast to East winds 5 to 10 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 10 to
15 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
.Tonight...Northeast to East winds 10 to 15 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East
15 to 20 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Thursday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15 to
20 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Thursday Night...East winds 20 to 25 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and East 15 to
20 knots elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Friday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 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 6 to 8 feet.
.Sunday...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet.
.Sunday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9 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.