Marine Forecast



04/19/2021

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

Marine Forecast valid from 19/04/2021 to 20/04/2021

The ridge of the Atlantic high pressure system
will continue to dominate the weather in the
region. A relative dry airmass in the lower
layers of the atmosphere is favoring fair
weather. No significant rainfall is expected
during this forecast period. Otherwise, expect
fresh to strong, at times near gale force winds
in gusts. Moreover, Saharan Dust will induce
hazy skies during the next days.

Moderate seas can be expected on the south and
protected sites. Moderate to fairly rough seas
are over the east to northwest coastal regions.
Seas will diminish somewhat by the second half
of the week.

WINDS : EAST, 17 TO 23 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY AND HAZY

VISIBILITY: 15 TO 20 KM

WAVE HEIGHT:
IN SHELTERED OR PROTECTED AREAS: 1 TO 2 FEET
IN OPEN COASTAL REGIONS: 5 TO 8 FEET ON THE
EAST TO NORTHWEST FACING SECTIONS...
OVER OPEN WATERS : 5 TO 8 FEET ON
THE NORTH FACING SECTIONS...

WAVE DIRECTION : FROM THE EAST

WAVE PERIOD : 7 SECONDS

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE
EAST TO NORTHWEST COASTAL REGIONS...

SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE SOME
CAUTION ELSEWHERE

Next update will be issued 20/04/2021
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