Published On: Tue, Feb 9th, 2016

Wind force 7: code yellow

seismograaf-meteo-417x313WILLEMSTAD – The Meteorological Service Curaçao (Meteo) issued a code yellow because of the hard wind these days. The wind can reach speeds of up to 61 kilometers per hours, which equals force 7.

This wind force occurs in outliers. The strong wind makes the sea rough. There are waves of up to 2.5 meters. The Weather alerts sailors of small boats to be cautious for unexpectedly high waves.

The wind, which is further between forces 5 to 6, is caused by a pressure difference between an area above the eastern part of the Caribbean and a low pressure area in the northwestern area of South America. This pressure differences will definitely continue throughout these days.

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