"WATCHING THE WEATHER TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY"


ER ZIJN MOMENTEEL GEEN (VOOR)WAARSCHUWINGEN




Marine forecast





ISSUED: October 29, 2020.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:

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Synopsis:
A rather flat surface pressure distribution over the south-eastern Caribbean Sea
will result in light winds across the forecast waters and lead to a tranquil sea
state with waves of less than 3 foot. A tropical wave will move over the eastern
Caribbean in the course of the next days nearing the weekend, while promoting
rain activities around the islands.

Weather:
Partly cloudy, occasionally cloudy sky with a couple of isolated showers.
Possibly an isolated thundershower.

Visibility:
25 kilometers. deteriorates in heavier showers to about 5 kilometer.

Winds:
East-northeast and light to moderate breeze; force 2 to 4 (7 to 30 km/h, 4 to 16
knots).
In showers, an occasional gust to possibly fresh; force 5 (31 to 39 km/h, 17 to
21 knots).

Seas:
Slight in general with wave heights of less than 1 meter (3 feet).



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Local wind forecast for the next 48 hours:
Easterly, temporary variable and light to moderate; force 2 to 4 (7 to 30 km/h,
4 to 16 knots).
Occasional gust to fresh in or near showers; force 5 (31 to 39 km/h, 17 to 21
knots).
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Synopsis...A tropical wave is entering the western Caribbean around 77W tonight
and will cross the western Caribbean through Fri. Another tropical wave will cross
the Lesser Antilles tonight. This wave will cross the eastern Caribbean through Fri
and the central Caribbean Sat and Sun. Early next week, this wave may spawn
a low pressure center in the SW Caribbean with a possibility of slow tropical
development. Gusty winds and showers and thunderstorms will accompany
this wave, particularly over the Greater Antilles.
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Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
.TODAY....E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 5 kt within 90 nm of coast of Colombia,
and E 10 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.FRI...Variable winds less than 5 kt within 90 nm of coast of Colombia,
and NE to E 10 kt elsewhere. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
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Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.TODAY....Gulf of Venezuela, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming
N to NE 10 kt late in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E winds 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft in NE swell. Scattered tstms.
.TONIGHT...Gulf of Venezuela, NE to E winds 10 kt late in the evening,
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Elsewhere, E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 5 to 7 ft in NE to E swell. Scattered tstms.
.FRI...Gulf of Venezuela, variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N 10 kt
late in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E winds 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 4 to 6 ft in NE to E swell. Scattered tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E 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