Marine Forecast



09/20/2020

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

Marine Forecast valid from 20/09/2020 to 21/09/2020

SYNOPSIS...A loose pressure gradient is producing light to
moderate winds across the region. A weak surface trough extends
from the coast of Venezuela to the Leeward Islands and is inducing
some moisture in the lower levels. This will account for a few
widely scattered showers with locally an isolated thunderstorm.
Long period swells from the North- Northeast induced by Major
Hurricane Teddy, will continue to impact tropical Atlantic
waters through Monday into Tuesday.

Smooth to moderate seas on the South and moderate to locally
quite rough to rough seas on the East to Northwest sections
are expected during this forecast period.

WINDS : BETWEEN NORTHEAST TO EAST, 05 TO 15 KNOTS
WITH HIGHER GUSTS

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A BRIEF SHOWER AND A SLIGHT
RISK OF THUNDER

VISIBILITY: 25 KM; DROPPING TO BELOW 5 KM IN SHOWERS

WAVE HEIGHT:
IN SHELTERED AREAS: 1 FEET OR LESS
IN OPEN COASTAL REGIONS: 4 TO LOCALLY 7 FEET, ON THE
NORTH FACING SECTIONS IN NORTH TO NORTHEAST SWELLS...
OVER OPEN WATERS : 2 TO LOCALLY 5 FEET ON THE NORTH
FACING SECTIONS...

WAVE DIRECTION : GENERALLY FROM THE EAST- NORTHEAST

WAVE PERIOD : 10 TO 12 SECONDS

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE EAST TO NORTHWEST COASTAL
SECTIONS IS IN EFFECT...LONG PERIOD NORTH TO NORTHEAST
SWELLS ARE INVADING THE REGIONAL WATERS...

Next update will be issued 21/09/2020
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