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THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO WATCHES NOR WARNINGS


Tides for Schottegat, Curacao on 09/21/2021



00:54 0.19 Meter High Tide
08:20 0.04 Meter Low Tide
14:04 0.17 Meter High Tide
21:00 0.06 Meter Low Tide




Marine forecast





ISSUED: September 24, 2021.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

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Synopsis:
No significant rain producing systems are affecting the weather over the region
at this time. As a result, the chances for well organized cloudiness with
showers will remain low. Furthermore, winds will continue to be generally
moderate.

Weather:
Mostly clear to partly cloudy with a small chance for a local shower.

Visibility:
25 - 40 kilometer.

Winds:
Southeasterly and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (12 to 30 km/h, 7 to 16
knots). Occasionally, fresh in gusts; force 5 (31 to 39 km/h, 17 to 21 knots).

Seas:
Tranquil to moderate with wave heights between 1 to 1.5 meter (2 to 5 feet).



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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Southeasterly and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (12 to 30 km/h, 7 to 16
knots).
Occasionally, fresh in gusts; force 5 (31 to 39 km/h, 17 to 21 knots).
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Synopsis...Tropical Storm Sam near 11.2N 40.9W 997 mb moving
W at 13 kt. Maximum sustained winds 60 kt gusts 75 kt.
Sam will strengthen to a hurricane near 11.4N 42.9W during the
morning, move to 11.8N 45.0W during the evening, 12.1N 46.6W SAT
morning, 12.5N 47.8W SAT evening, 13.0N 49.1W Sun morning, and
13.5N 50.4W Sun evening. Sam will change little in intensity as
it moves to 15.3N 53.2W by late Mon. Meanwhile, moderate trade
winds will persist over much of the Caribbean into early next
week, becoming fresh over the south- central Caribbean starting
tonight as high pressure builds east of the Bahamas. Fresh to
strong winds are forecast in the Gulf of Honduras Sun night.

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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.SAT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.SUN...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and NE to E 20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt within 90 nm of coast of Colombia,
and E 15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.TODAY...Gulf of Venezuela, SE winds 10 kt, shifting to NE.
Elsewhere, E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E 15 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E
15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E 15 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E to SE 15 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.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