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Marine forecast





ISSUED: April 24, 2019.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

Synopsis:
A weak pressure pattern will result in a generally gentle breeze across the
forecast waters.
Humidity at lower levels combined with an unstable atmosphere will produce at
times large cloud patches over region.

Weather:
Partly cloudy. Temporary cloudy skies with a few isolated showers possible.

Visibility:
20 to 30 kilometers. In showers 5 to 8 kilometers.

Winds:
Easterly and gentle to moderate; force 2 to 4 (7 to 16 knots).
In or near showers occasionally fresh in gusts; force 5 (17 to 21 knots).

Seas:
Slight to moderate with wave heights between 0.5 and 1.5 meter (2 to 4 feet).

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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly and gentle to fresh; force 3 to 5 (7 to 21 knots).
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Synopsis.....Moderate to fresh trade winds across the south central and eastern
Caribbean
will slowly diminish as high pressure north of the area weakens.
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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 within 90 nm of coast of
.Colombia, and Northeast to East 10 to 15 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.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 4 to 6 feet.
.Thursday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Thursday Night...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 5 to 7 feet.
.Friday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Friday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Saturday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Saturday Night...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Sunday...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Sunday Night...Northeast to East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.

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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.Today...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and Northeast to East
.10 to 15 knots elsewhere. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.Tonight...Northeast to East winds 15 to 20 knots Gulf of Venezuela, and
Northeast
.to East 10 to 15 knots elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Thursday...East winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Thursday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Friday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Friday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Saturday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Saturday Night...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.Sunday...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.Sunday Night...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.

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