Marine Forecast



08/06/2020

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

Marine Forecast valid from 06/08/2020 to 07/08/2020

SYNOPSIS...Fresh to strong trade winds will prevail
during this forecast period increasing at times in
gusts during the weekend. Shallow moisture will
inhibit significant cloud development in the local
region. However, a tropical wave near 57W will
approach the Eastern Caribbean late today into
Friday. This will induce moisture and likely
some shower activity during the early weekend.

Moderate to quite rough seas on the East to Northwest
sections are expected during this forecast period.
The highest waves can be expected over the exposed
East to Northwest coastal sections.

WINDS : MAINLY EAST, 17 TO 25 KNOTS GUSTING TO 33 KNOTS

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY

VISIBILITY: 25 KM

WAVE HEIGHT:
IN SHELTERED AREAS: 1 FEET OR LESS
IN OPEN COASTAL REGIONS: 5 TO LOCALLY 8 FEET, ON THE
NORTH FACING SECTIONS...
OVER OPEN WATERS : 5 TO LOCALLY 8 FEET ON THE NORTH
FACING SECTIONS...

WAVE DIRECTION : MAINLY FROM THE EAST

WAVE PERIOD : 7 TO 8 SECONDS

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...
SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION ESPECIALLY OVER THE EAST
TO NORTHWEST COASTAL REGIONS AND OPEN WATERS AS THE
STRONG WIND PATTERN WILL MAKE FOR LOCALLY QUITE
ROUGH SEAS...

Next update will be issued 07/08/2020
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