Marine Forecast



05/20/2018
Marine Forecast valid from 19/05/2018 to 20/05/2018

Departamento Meteorologico Aruba http://www.meteo.aw

SYNOPSIS...Atlantic high pressure will maintain fresh to
locally strong trades across the central Caribbean through
early next week, with highest seas of 9 ft forecast off the
northwest coast of Colombia. Broad low pressure is forecast
to develop across the southwest Caribbean, and move north
across Nicaragua early next week, emerging in the Gulf of
Honduras during the middle of next week.

WINDS : EAST, 15 TO 22 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
TO 33 KNOTS

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A BRIEF SHOWER POSSIBLE

VISIBILITY: 25 KM

WAVE HEIGHT:
IN SHELTERED AREAS: AROUND 2 FEET
OVER OPEN WATERS : 5 TO LOCALLY UP TO 8 FEET ON THE E
AND NE TO NW COASTAL SECTIONS;

WAVE DIRECTION : FROM THE EAST

WAVE PERIOD : 8 SECONDS

AN ALERT FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOCALLY ROUGH SEAS IS IN EFFECT...
BUT WILL BE LIFTED BY 6 PM TODAY...HOWEVER...SMALL CRAFT MUST
CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTION OVER OPEN WATERS, ESPECIALLY ON
THE EAST, NORTHEAST TO NORTHWEST COASTAL REGIONS...

Next update will be issued 20/05/2018

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