Marine Forecast



01/22/2021

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

Marine Forecast valid from 21/01/2021 to 22/01/2021

SYNOPSIS...The pressure gradient in the south- eastern
to south- central Caribbean will support a moderate to
fresh, at times strong trade wind flow across the region.
Moisture is being carried with the wind flow and will
induce momentarily cloudy skies with some scattered
passing to brief showers, mainly during the overnight
and morning hours.

Smooth to moderate seas on the South side and generally
moderate seas on the East to Northwest coastlines are
expected during this forecast period. Seas will improve
during early Friday to Saturday.

WINDS : GENERALLY EAST, 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A PASSING TO BRIEF SHOWER

VISIBILITY: 25 KM; DROPPING TO 5 KM IN SHOWERS

WAVE HEIGHT:
IN SHELTERED AREAS: AROUND 1 FEET
IN OPEN COASTAL REGIONS: 4 TO LOCALLY 7 FEET ON
THE EAST TO NORTHWEST FACING SECTIONS...
OVER OPEN WATERS : 4 TO LOCALLY 7 FEET ON THE NORTH
FACING SECTIONS...

WAVE DIRECTION : FROM THE EAST-NORTHEAST

WAVE PERIOD : 8 SECONDS

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

Next update will be issued 22/01/2021
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