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Forecast Tides for Schottegat, Curacao on 10/18/2021



05:44 0.03 Meter Low Tide
11:42 0.21 Meter High Tide
18:48 0.07 Meter Low Tide
23:38 0.16 Meter High Tide




Marine forecast





ISSUED: October 17, 2021.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

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Synopsis:
A Tropical Wave will continue to move west and away from the local area.
However, cloud formation with possible shower development over the region is
expected mainly during the morning hours. Moreover, a weak pressure distribution
over the eastern Caribbean Sea with the result of a reduced wind force, will
continue to cause a somewhat warm feeling in the course of the day.

Weather:
Generally partly cloudy with an isolated shower with a risk of thunder mainly
during the early morning.

Visibility:
15 to 25 kilometer.

Winds:
Easterly and light to gentle; force 1 to 3 (1 to 19 km/h, 1 to 10 knots).

Seas:
Generally slight with wave heights around 1 meter (3 feet).



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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly and light to moderate; force 2 to 4 (7 to 30 km/h, 4 to 16 knots).
During day time possible gusts to fresh; force 5 (31 to 39 km/h, 17 to 21
knots).
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Synopsis....A weak pressure gradient across the Caribbean basin
will lead to tranquil marine conditions through early Mon. A
cold front will enter the NW Atlc over the weekend and move SE.
High pressure building in the wake of the front will bring a
return to moderate trade winds to the Caribbean Mon night through
Tue and then moderate to fresh winds late Wed.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.TODAY...Variable winds less than 5 kt within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and NE to E 10 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft or less.
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 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