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Marine forecast





ISSUED: April 9, 2020.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

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Synopsis:
No significant change is expected in the current weather. Furthermore, a
somewhat greater pressure pattern across the eastern Caribbean will support a
bit stronger wind over the forecast waters with the result of building waves to
about 5 foot for the next several days.

Weather:
Mostly cloudy and hazy skies with an overall dry condition.

Visibility:
10 to 20 kilometer in hazy conditions.

Winds:
Easterly and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (20 to 39 km/hr, 11 to 21 knots).
Occasional higher gusts to strong; force 6 (40 to 50 km/hr, 22 to 27 knots).

Seas:
Moderate with wave heights between 0.5 and 1.5 meter (2 to 5 feet).



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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (20 to 39 km/hr, 11 to 21 knots).
Occasional higher gusts to strong; force 6 (40 to 50 km/hr, 22 to 27 knots).
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Synopsis.....
High pressure over the SW N Atlantic will support
fresh to strong winds near the coast of Colombia through tonight.
Fresh winds will pulse each night over the Gulf of Honduras,
becoming strong this weekend. Long-period northerly swell will
affect the waters E of the Lesser Antilles tonight through Sun..
Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia-
.TODAY...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

Caribbean South of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.TODAY...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 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