"WATCHING THE WEATHER TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY"


ER ZIJN MOMENTEEL GEEN (VOOR)WAARSCHUWINGEN




Marine forecast





ISSUED: April 16, 2021.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAƇAO:
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Synopsis:
A moderate breeze will build up to fresh over the forecast waters during the
next few days a moderate sea condition. Also the presence of Saharan dust above
the Caribbean will affect visibility.

Weather:
Partly to mostly cloudy, dry and hazy.

Visibility:
10 to 20 kilometer in a somewhat hazy condition.

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

Seas:
Slight to moderate with wave heights between 1 and 1.5 meter (3 and 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).
Higher gusts to strong in gusts; force 6 (40 to 50 km/h, 22 to 27 knots).
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Synopsis...An Ashfall Advisory is in effect for La Soufriere
Volcano on the island of St. Vincent near 13.3N 61.2W. Mariners
transiting the nearby waters should exercise caution, and are
encouraged to report volcanic ash to the National Hurricane
Center by calling 305-229-4424. Fresh to strong SE winds are
expected in the NW Caribbean this weekend, and then again Tue
night. Fresh to strong trade winds will prevail across the central
Caribbean Sun night through early next week.

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