"WATCHING THE WEATHER TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY"


THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO WATCHES NOR WARNINGS


Forecast Tides for Schottegat, Curacao on 02/25/2024



04:22 0.07 Meter High Tide
07:08 0.07 Meter Low Tide
13:42 0.15 Meter High Tide
22:13 0 Meter Low Tide




Marine forecast





ISSUED: February 24, 2024.

.
MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:
.

Synopsis:
A gradual increasing pressure gradient will lead to a bit stronger wind during
the next several days, resulting in a generally moderate sea state. However,
modest swells will continue to invade the northern water and result in breakers
to about 5 foot along the northern coastline.

Weather:
Cloudy sky with breaks of sunshine and a chance of an isolated rain shower.

Visibility:
25 to 45 kilometer.

Winds:
Generally east and light to moderate; force 2 to 4 (7 to 30 km/h, 4 to 16
knots).
Occasional gusts to possibly fresh; force 5 (31 to 39 km/h, 17 to 21 knots).

Seas:
Slight to moderate with wave heights between 0.5 and 1.5 meters (2 to 5 feet).
The highest waves are in modest northerly swells, affecting the northern water
and north-facing coastlines.


Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (12 to 30 km/h, 7 to 16 knots).
Higher gusts to fresh; force 5 (31 to 39 km/hr, 17 to 21 knots).
.
Synopsis...Fresh to strong trade winds will return to the
Caribbean waters within 90 nm of Colombia and persist
through the weekend, strongest at night. A cold front will reach
the NW Caribbean late Sat afternoon, and extend from eastern Cuba
to the coast of Quintana Roo, Mexico near 19N87.5W Sun morning,
then sink SE and dissipate from Hispaniola to the Gulf of
Honduras Mon. High pressure will strengthen across the western
Atlantic Sun night through Tue night and produce fresh to strong
trade winds across central portions of the basin and through the
Atlantic Passages.
.
Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 76W including Colombia Basin-
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT AND WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 20 kt within 90 nm of coast of Colombia,
and NE to E 15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 kt within 90 nm of coast of Colombia,
and NE to E 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 kt within 90 nm of coast of Colombia, and NE
to E 15 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 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 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.
Caribbean S of 15N between 68W and 72W including Gulf of Venezuela-
.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E
10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 to 20 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E 10 to 15 kt
elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 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