Forecast Discussion

Forecast valid from 26/06/2019 to 27/06/2019

Departamento Meteorologico Aruba


A tropical wave is along 37W from 02N-14N, moving W around 15 kt.
Scattered moderate showers and isolated tstorms are noted from
03N-09N between 31W-42W.

A tropical wave is analyzed along 50W from 06N-18N, moving W at
10-15 kt. Dry Saharan air surrounds the wave, limiting convection
at this time.


Isolated showers and tstorms are seen south of Cuba and in the
Yucatan Channel. Gentle easterly trades are noted across the
northwest Caribbean, and moderate to fresh east winds prevail
across the central and eastern Caribbean Sea. The most recent
ASCAT pass shows some strong winds in the Gulf of Honduras and
off the N coast of Colombia.

A weak pres gradient between the Bermuda high and low pres over
northern Colombia is producing generally moderate to fresh trade
winds across the Caribbean, with strong breezes N of Colombia,
in the Gulf of Venezuela and the Gulf of Honduras. The Bermuda
high will strengthen beginning today increasing winds across the
central and SW basin through the weekend. Winds will pulse to
minimal gale force NW of the coast of Colombia at night through
Thursday night, and then again Saturday night. Expect also some
increasing winds and seas E of the Lesser Antilles Friday
through Sunday.

Next update will be issued 27/06/2019