DMA Marine Forecast


05/09/2021

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

Marine Forecast valid from 08/05/2021 to 09/05/2021

The building high pressure in the Atlantic will
support moderate to fresh, at times strong to
near gale force winds in gusts. Winds will
increase a bit over the east and central
Caribbean during the weekend and into
early next week.

Available moisture will induce a passing to
brief shower over parts of the island during
the morning hours. Mostly fair weather will
eventually prevail.

Smooth to moderate seas can be expected on
the south and protected sites. Moderate seas
are in place over the east to northwest coastal
regions. Seas are building and will become
locally fairly rough to rough on the east to
northwest coastal regions late Sunday into
Monday. A Small Craft Advisory will become
in effect for these coastal regions by
Sunday 6 PM.

WINDS : GENERALLY EAST, 15 TO 22 KNOTS WITH
HIGHER GUSTS

WEATHER : PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A BRIEF SHOWER

VISIBILITY: 25 KM; DROPPING TO 5 KM IN SHOWERS

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

WAVE DIRECTION : FROM THE EAST

WAVE PERIOD : 7 SECONDS

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION ON THE EAST
TO NORTHWEST COASTAL REGIONS...

Next update will be issued 09/05/2021