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Marine forecast





ISSUED: November 17, 2019.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

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Synopsis:
Weak pressure gradient maintains light to to gentle winds over the local waters.
Atmospheric conditions remains somewhat favorable for some isolated showers over
the area.

Weather:
Generally partly cloudy with isolated showers.

Visibility:
35 to 45 kilometer. In showers 5 to 8 kilometers.

Winds:
Northeasterly and light to gentle; force 2 to 3 (7 to 19 km/h, 4 to 10 knots).
In showers, occasionally moderate in gusts; force 4 (20 to 30 km/h, 11 to 16
knots). At times from various direction or even calm.

Seas:
Tranquil with wave heights of less than 1 meter (3 feet).



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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Mainly Northeasterly and light to gentle; force 2 to 4 (7 to 19 km/hr, 4 to 10
knots).
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Synopsis.....A cold front extending from eastern Cuba to eastern
Honduras will become stationary and weaken from the Windward
Passage to northeast Nicaragua by early this evening. Fresh to
strong northerly winds behind the front will shift southward to
along and within about 180 nm east of the coast of Honduras this
afternoon and tonight before diminishing to moderate to fresh
winds on Mon and to mainly moderate winds Mon night. A weak
trough will drift westward toward the Leeward Islands through
early next week. Low pressure on the north side of the trough
is expected track northwestward across the northeast part of the
Tropical N Atlantic waters Mon through early Wed.

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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers.
.MON...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms far W part along front.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms far W part along front.
.TUE...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
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Caribbean South of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.TODAY...Gulf of Venezuela, E winds 10 kt, shifting to N to NE in the afternoon.
Elsewhere, variable winds less than 5 kt.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.MON...Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft in NE to E swell. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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