Marine Forecast



02/20/2020
Marine Forecast valid from 20/02/2020 to 21/02/2020

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

SYNOPSIS...High pressure north of the area will support fresh
to strong winds across the central Caribbean today. Winds and
seas will diminish across the Caribbean and the Tropical N
Atlantic through Friday. A cold front in the Gulf of Mexico will
reach the Yucatan Channel Friday, and move across the NW Caribbean
through Saturday night with fresh to strong N winds. High pressure
building north of the front will support fresh to strong winds
in the Windward passage and near Cuba Sunday night and Monday.

WINDS : EAST, 17 TO 23 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 33 KNOTS

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A BRIEF SHOWER

VISIBILITY: 20 KM IN SLIGHTLY HAZY CONDITIONS

WAVE HEIGHT:
IN SHELTERED AREAS: AROUND 1 FEET
IN OPEN COASTAL REGIONS: 5 TO LOCALLY 9 FEET...
OVER OPEN WATERS : 5 TO LOCALLY 9 FEET ON THE NORTH
FACING SECTIONS...

WAVE DIRECTION : FROM THE EAST

WAVE PERIOD : 9 SECONDS

MARINE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO PEAK NEAR 9 FEET ON THE EAST
TO NORTHWEST SECTIONS BEFORE SUBSIDING FROM THIS EVENING INTO
FRIDAY...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL THEREFORE STAY IN EFFECT
FOR THE EAST TO NORTHWEST FACING COASTAL SECTIONS AND OPEN
WATERS...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION ELSEWHERE...

Next update will be issued 21/02/2020
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