Marine Forecast



01/31/2023

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

Marine Forecast valid from 31/01/2023 to 01/02/2023

...CARIBBEAN SEA & LOCAL REGION...

The east- northeast airflow will continue
to bring patches of moisture over the local
region. This will induce a few passing to
brief showers over parts of the island
during the next 24 hours.

Smooth seas are noted on the protected
sites with moderate seas on the south
sites. Generally moderate seas are
noted over the east to northwest
coastal sections.

WINDS : GENERALLY EAST, 12 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH HIGHER GUSTS

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A PASSING
TO BRIEF SHOWER

VISIBILITY: 25 KM; 5 TO 7 KM IN SHOWERS

WAVE HEIGHT:
-IN SHELTERED OR PROTECTED AREAS: 1 FEET OR LESS
-IN OPEN COASTAL REGIONS: 4 TO 5, LOCALLY 6 FEET
ON THE EAST TO NORTHWEST COASTAL SECTIONS...
-OVER OPEN WATERS : 4 TO 5, LOCALLY 6 FEET ON
THE NORTH FACING SECTIONS...

WAVE DIRECTION : FROM THE EAST- NORTHEAST

WAVE PERIOD : 8 SECONDS

OPERATORS OF SMALL VESSELS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
OVER THE EAST TO NORTHWEST COASTAL SECTIONS AND
OVER OPEN SEA...

Next update will be issued 01/02/2023
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