DMA Marine Forecast


08/09/2022

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

Marine Forecast valid from 09/08/2022 to 10/08/2022

...CARIBBEAN SEA & LOCAL REGION...

The Atlantic high pressure ridge will support
a moderate to fresh, at times strong wind in
gusts. No significant precipitation is exected
as limited moisture is observed in the region.

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

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

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY

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, LOCALLY 7 FEET ON THE
NORTH FACING SECTIONS...

WAVE DIRECTION : FROM THE EAST-NORTHEAST

WAVE PERIOD : 7 SECONDS

OPERATORS OF SMALL VESSELS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
ON THE EAST TO NORTHWEST COASTAL REGIONS

Next update will be issued 10/08/2022