DMA Marine Forecast


07/15/2019
Marine Forecast valid from 15/07/2019 to 16/07/2019

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

SYNOPSIS...High pres N of the area will support fresh to
strong trade winds over the central Caribbean through the
forecast period, and fresh to occasionally strong over the
Gulf of Honduras. A tropical wave near 85W/86W will move W
of the basin later today. Another tropical wave along 68W
will reach the central Caribbean Tuesday and Tuesday night,
then the western Caribbean through the end of the week. A
surge of fresh to strong winds and building seas will
accompany this wave in the tropical N Atlantic and
eastern Caribbean.

WINDS : MAINLY EAST, 15 TO 22 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS...

WEATHER : VARIABLE CLOUDY WITH A FEW SHOWERS AND
RISK OF THUNDER...

VISIBILITY: 25 KM; DROPPING TO 3- 5 KM IN SHOWERS

WAVE HEIGHT:
IN SHELTERED AREAS: LESS THAN 2 FEET
OVER OPEN WATERS : 4 TO 8 FEET ON THE E, NE
TO NW COASTAL SECTIONS...

WAVE DIRECTION : FROM THE EAST

WAVE PERIOD : 8 SECONDS

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE OPEN WATERS ON
THE E TO NW COASTAL SECTIONS...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE
CAUTION ELSEWHERE...

Next update will be issued 16/07/2019