Forecast Discussion

Forecast valid from 12/12/2017 to 13/12/2017

Departamento Meteorologico Aruba


The primary feature across the basin is the stationary front
extending from the Windward Passage SW to the coast of western
Panama near 10N81W. Widely scattered showers and isolated tstms
are occurring generally S of 19N between 75W-83W. Much of this
convection is supported aloft by a divergent upper level pattern
on the western periphery of an upper level anticyclone anchored
over northern Colombia near 08N75W. East of the anticyclonic
circulation...dry NW flow prevails providing overall stability to
the central and eastern Caribbean this evening. A few isolated
showers are noted on satellite imagery E of 72W...but remain
shallow and embedded within gentle to moderate trades. The front
is forecast to remain stationary across the western Caribbean and
gradually weaken through Thursday.

Next update will be issued 13/12/2017 16:00UTC