DMA Marine Forecast


01/19/2022

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

Marine Forecast valid from 18/01/2021 to 19/01/2022

...CARIBBEAN SEA & LOCAL REGION...

The ridge of the Atlantic high pressure system
will sustain moderate to fresh, at times strong
winds in gusts. Otherwise, shallow moisture is
induced by a low level disturbance in the eastern
Caribbean. This can produce a passing to brief
shower, mainly during the overnight and early
morning hours with generally dry weather
prevailing for the rest of the day.

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
SHOWER IN THE MORNING

VISIBILITY: 25 KM

WAVE HEIGHT:
-IN SHELTERED OR PROTECTED AREAS: AROUND 1 FEET
-IN OPEN COASTAL REGIONS: 4 TO 6 FEET ON THE EAST
TO NORTHWEST COASTAL SECTIONS...
-OVER OPEN WATERS : 3 TO 5, LOCALLY 6 FEET ON
THE NORTH FACING SECTIONS...

WAVE DIRECTION : FROM THE EAST

WAVE PERIOD : 6 TO 7 SECONDS

Next update will be issued 19/01/2022