Marine Forecast



01/19/2022

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

Marine Forecast valid from 19/01/2021 to 20/01/2022

...CARIBBEAN SEA & LOCAL REGION...

The ridge of the Atlantic high pressure system
will sustain moderate to fresh, at times strong
winds in gusts. Otherwise, low level moisture is
lingering in the local region and will produce a
passing to brief shower during the overnight and
early morning hours with generally dry weather
prevailing in the afternoon and evening.

Smooth seas are in place on the protected
sites with tranquil to moderate seas on the
south sites. Generally moderate seas are in
place over the east to northwest coastal
regions.

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

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A PASSING
TO BRIEF SHOWER

VISIBILITY: 25 KM

WAVE HEIGHT:
-IN SHELTERED OR PROTECTED AREAS: AROUND 1 FEET
-IN OPEN COASTAL REGIONS: 4 TO 6, LOCALLY 7 FEET
ON THE EAST TO NORTHWEST COASTAL SECTIONS...
-OVER OPEN WATERS : 4 TO 6 FEET ON THE NORTH
FACING SECTIONS...

WAVE DIRECTION : FROM THE EAST

WAVE PERIOD : 8 SECONDS

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE OPERATING
OVER THE EAST TO NORTHWEST COASTAL SECTIONS...

Next update will be issued 20/01/2022
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