Forecast Discussion

Forecast valid from 18/04/2019 to 19/04/2019

Departamento Meteorologico Aruba


The weather is quiet with dry air and subsidence noted over the
basin, due to mid-level ridging. The ASCAT pass from Wednesday
evening shows fresh trades in the eastern and central Caribbean,
with strong to locally near gale near the coast of Colombia.
Gentle to moderate winds are over the western Caribbean,
except for fresh in the Gulf of Honduras.

High pres NE of the area will support fresh to strong trade winds
in the S central Caribbean the next several days. Fresh to strong
winds will develop in the Gulf of Honduras today. A cold front
will move into the NW Caribbean Fri night, then weaken and
become stationary from central Cuba to the Gulf of Honduras
Saturday night. Fresh to locally strong northerly winds are
expected in the wake of the front Friday night and Saturday.

Next update will be issued 19/04/2019