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Marine forecast





ISSUED: July 29, 2021.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAÇAO:

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Synopsis:
The rather gentle winds of the last several days will be replaced by a stronger
southeast flow during the remainder of the week. Higher seas are foreseen across
the forecast waters with wind building waves of up to 8 foot locally. A
disturbance nearing the area could bring a few shower activities with possible
thunderstorm.

Weather:
variably cloudy with a chance of a rain or thunder shower.

Visibility:
25 to 40 kilometer.

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

Seas:
Moderate to fairly rough with wave heights between 1 and 2 meter (3 and 7 feet).
The highest waves are over the exposed waters.



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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Southeast and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (20 to 39 km/h, 11 to 21 knots).
Higher gusts to strong; force 6 (40 to 50 km/h, 22 to 27 knots)
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Synopsis...A moderate trade winds are expected across the basin.
The exception will be moderate to fresh winds near the coast of Colombia,
in the Gulf of Venezuela and Gulf of Honduras, and S coast of Hispaniola.
Winds will begin to increase across the E and central Caribbean today onto
tonight,
then persist through the weekend, as the Atlantic ridge builds westward.
Strong winds are expected at night near the coast of Colombia and in the
Gulf of Venezuela through Mon.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.TODAY...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms.
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt within 90 nm of coast of Colombia, and E 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere.
Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell.
.MON...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell.

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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
TODAY...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E 20 to
25 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE swell.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
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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..

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