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ER ZIJN MOMENTEEL GEEN (VOOR)WAARSCHUWINGEN




Marine forecast





ISSUED: August 12, 2020.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

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Synopsis:
A moderate pressure pattern supports a generally moderate breeze across the
forecast waters. By Thursday winds will strengthen again to moderate and fresh,
driving a bit higher seas.

Weather:
Partly cloudy, occasionally cloudy sky with a couple of showers. It could get
somewhat thundery in the morning.

Visibility:
18 to 28 kilometers. Deteriorates in heavier showers.

Winds:
Easterly and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (20to 39 km/h, 11 to 21 knots).
Mainly in and around showers, an occasional gust to strong; force 6 (40 to 50
km/h, 22 to 27 knots).

Seas:
Moderate with wave heights between 1 and 1.5 meter (3 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/h, 11 to 21 knots).
Gusting occasionally to strong; force 6 (40 to 50 km/h, 22 to 27 knots).

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Synopsis........Fresh to strong trade winds will prevail across the south-central
Caribbean through Fri night, with strongest winds expected near the coast of
Colombia and in the Gulf of Venezuela at night. Fresh winds will pulse for the next
several nights through the Windward Passage. Tropical Depression Eleven near
12.2N 42.8W 1008 mb at 5 AM EDT moving W at 12 kt. Maximum sustained
winds 30 kt gusts 40 kt. Eleven will move to 12.3N 43.4W Wed morning,
strengthen to a tropical storm near 12.8N 45.9W Wed evening, 13.5N 48.3W
Thu morning, 14.5N 50.8W Thu evening, 15.7N 53.3W Fri morning,
and 17.0N 55.7W Fri evening. Eleven will change little in intensity as it moves
to 19.5N 60.5W late Sat.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.TODAY....NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
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.Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.TODAY....E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 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