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Marine forecast





ISSUED: February 28, 2021.

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MARINE FORECAST FOR SEAS AROUND CURAÇAO:
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Synopsis:
The central Atlantic high extends north of the Caribbean and will continue to
support an occasional strong wind across the forecast waters. A surge of
Saharan dust will continue to restrict the visible range during the course of
the weekend.

Weather:
Partly cloudy in general with a few local showers.

Visibility:
10 to 20 kilometers 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; force 6 (40 to 50 km/h, 22 to 27 knots).

Seas:
Moderate conditions with wave heights between 1 and 2 meter (3 and 7 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; force 6 (40 to 50 km/h, 22 to 27 knots).
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Synopsis...

High pressure north of the region in combination with low
pressure over northern Colombia will continue to support strong
trade winds across central Caribbean through Wed. Gale force
winds near the coast of Colombia will continue through early
on Mon, then pulse at night and into the early morning hours
through Wed. Fresh to strong northeast winds will continue
across the remainder of the Caribbean and Atlantic Passages
through Mon. Large seas will remain over the tropical Atlantic
waters east of the Windward Islands through Mon night.

Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia Basin-
...GALE WARNING WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST OF COLOMBIA...
.TODAY...NE to E winds 25 to 30 kt, except 30 to 40 kt within
90 nm of coast of Colombia early. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 30 to 40 kt within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and NE to E 25 to 30 kt elsewhere. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.MON...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt, except 30 to 35 kt within 60 nm
of coast of Colombia early. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt, except within 60 nm of
coast of Colombia NE to E 30 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft, except
within 60 nm of coast of Colombia 10 to 15 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt, except 25 to 35 kt within 60 nm
of coast of Colombia early. Seas 8 to 12 ft, except 10 to 14 ft
within 60 nm of coast of Colombia early.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt, except within 60 nm of
coast of Colombia NE to E 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft, except
within 60 nm of coast of Colombia 10 to 14 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt, except 25 to 35 kt within 60 nm
of coast of Colombia early. Seas 7 to 10 ft, except 10 to 12 ft
within 60 nm of coast of Colombia early.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt, except within 60 nm of
coast of Colombia NE to E 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft, except
within 60 nm of coast of Colombia 10 to 12 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt, except 25 to 30 kt within
60 nm of coast of Colombia early. Seas 7 to 10 ft, except 10 to 12
ft within 60 nm of coast of Colombia early.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt, except 25 to 30 kt within
60 nm of coast of Colombia. Seas 6 to 9 ft, except 8 to 10 ft
within 60 nm of coast of Colombia.

Caribbean S of 15N between 64W and 72W including Venezuela Basin-
.TODAY...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in N to NE swell.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in N to NE swell.
.MON...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in NE swell.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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