Published On: Tue, Jun 20th, 2017

Update: Weather Forecast for Curaçao and surroundings valid until Wednesday morning 06:00 l.t., June 21, 2017

CODE ORANGE: ...TROPICAL STORM WATCH, TROPICAL STORM BRET HAS ENTERED THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN REGION AND IS APPROACHING OUR ISLAND LATER TODAY...

Calamity teamWeather:
This morning through midday: Partly cloudy with a local few isolated showers. Afterwards later during the day partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and risk of thunderstorms activities. Wednesday morning: Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and risk of thunderstorms. Forecast high will be 32 ºC, and the low will be 26 ºC. Sunrise will occur at 06:12 and sunset at 19:03.

Winds:
Easterly and becoming Northeasterly on Tuesday evening and Southeasterly on early Wednesday morning. Wind speeds generally moderate to strong; 20 to 50 km/hr with possible gusts up to 75 km/hr.

Synopsis:
During this forecast period at times patches of clouds will move across the local region and expect some shower activities and risk of thunderstorms because of the influence of Tropical storm Bret approaching our island. Some of these could be heavy with and there is a chance of street flooding.

Sea conditions:
Mainly moderate with wave heights between 1 and 2 meters (3 to 7 feet). Temporarily quite rough on Wednesday on the south coast with wave heights between 2 and 3 meters (7 to 10 feet). Some coastal flooding could cause damages in coastal areas. Tropical significant weather systems: Tropical storm Bret, is expected to influence the local weather tonight through Wednesday. Our island is under Tropical storm watch. The general public is advised to continue to follow our weather bulletins for further updates. Another active disturbance over the northwestern Caribbean Area could also become a tropical cyclone during the next couple of days. This system does not pose a threat to our island.

Special features:
None.

Outlook until Thursday morning:
Partly cloudy, occasionally cloudy with some isolated showers.

Forecaster:
Thomas.

The next weather forecast will be issued on Tuesday at 11:00 l.t. (15:00 UTC).

 

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