Small craft advisoryWind >= 6 Bft, waves >= 8 ft and/or swell >10 s
Occasionally strong winds expected early on Saturday.
Issued: Saturday August 19, 2017 00:11 local time
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Weather Forecast for Curaçao and surroundings valid until Sunday morning 06:00 l.t., August 20, 2017.
Saturday August 19, 2017 05:00 l.t. (09:00 UTC).
Partly to mostly cloudy with a few showers and a risk of thunder. Forecast high will be 34 ºC, and the low will be 26 ºC. Sunrise will occur at 06:25 and sunset at 18:54.
Easterly and gentle to moderate; force 3 to 4 (11 to 30 km/h, 7 to 16 knots). Occasionally variable and light to moderate; force 2 to 4 (7 tot 30 km/h, 4 tot 16 knots).Mainly during the day and in showers, occasionally fresh to possibly strong in gust; force 5 to 6 (31 to 50 km/h, 17 to 27 knots).
Tropical Storm Harvey is located within our local region and continues to move in westward direction during the next 24 hours. Therefore, cloudiness asociated with this disturbance will continue to pass over our island and generate light to possibly heavy showers with a risk of thunder. Furthermore, tropical storm force winds are not expected due to most weather activity, including tropical storm winds, concentrating North of our local area.
Generally moderate with wave heights between 1 to 2 meter (3 to 7 feet). Sea conditions in the North will become occasionally quite rough.
Significant tropical weather systems:
Tropical Storm Harvey is located within our local region and continues to move in westward direction with most weather activity North of our island. The meteorological service will continue to monitor this tropical weather system closely.
Outlook until Sunday morning:
Generally partly cloudy with a chance of a local shower. Winds are expected to gradually increase.
The next weather forecast will be issued on Saturday at 11:00 l.t. (15:00 UTC).