Marine Forecast



10/20/2017
Marine Forecast valid from 19/10/2017 to 20/10/2017

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

SYNOPSIS...A tropical wave will continue W through the Central Caribbean
today and tonight. A second tropical wave will continue W through the E
Caribbean through tonight, and pass through the Central Caribbean
waters on Friday and Saturday. Fresh to locally strong E trades are
expected across the waters E of 74W today, with these conditions
shifting W across the Central Caribbean on Friday, and then persist
well into the middle of next week. Low pressure may form in the far
SW Caribbean on Monday.

WINDS : GENERALLY EAST, 18 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS;

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A BRIEF SHOWER AND SOME THUNDER POSSIBLE

VISIBILITY: 25 KM; DROPPING TO BELOW 10 KM IN POSSIBLE SHOWERS

WAVE HEIGHT:
IN SHELTERED AREAS: AROUND 2 FEET
OVER OPEN WATERS : 5 TO 8 FEET; LOCALLY UP TO 9 FEET ON THE NW COASTAL AREA

WAVE DIRECTION : EAST

WAVE PERIOD : 9 SECONDS

ALERT: SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION OVER OPEN WATERS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE EAST
TO NORTHWESTERN COASTAL REGION...

Next update will be issued 20/10/2017 Printable Version click here