Your weekend weather forecast

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(Oranjestad)—The Meteorological Department of Aruba is the island’s only reliable source for meteorological, seismological and climatological data for Aruba, as well as the official governmental entity to issue severe weather bulletins for Aruba. The organization provides daily weather forecasts to the Aruban public. The forecast for this weekend is as follows:

This evening: Partly cloudy and generally dry during the overnight
Early morning and tomorrow: Partly cloudy with a passing to brief shower.
Maximum temperature: 34 centigrades
Minimum temperature: 28 centigrades
Heat index during and around the afternoon hours: 35 to 40 degrees Celsius
UV index: 12
Sunset: 7:05 pm
Sunrise: 6:26 am.
Wind: From generally east directions and moderate to fresh; force 4 to 5 (20 to 39 km/hr, 11 to 21 knots). During the day strong to near gale force in gusts; force 6 to 7 (40 to 61 km/hr, 22 to 33 knots).
Synopsis for the next 24 hours: a tropical wave is moving in the eastern Caribbean westward. This will cause a slight increase in the moisture levels and now and then more cloudiness to drift over the region. This can induce mainly during the overnight and early morning a passing to brief shower.
Marine conditions/ state of the sea
On the protected sites: Calm; around 1 foot
On the south sections: Moderate at 2 to 3 feet
On the east to northwest coastlines: Generally moderate at 3 to 5, locally 6 feet
Warnings/ advisories: None
Special features: None
Tropical weather outlook: None
Rainfall potential for the next 24 hours: 1 mm; this can differ locally
Observed temperature (centigrade) and rainfall (mm) in the last 24 hours (8 am to 8 am)
Airport: max 33 / min 28 / 0.0 mm
Westpunt: max 33 / min 28 / 0.0 mm
Sta. Rosa: max 34 / min 28 / 0.0 mm

This forecast is valid until Saturday august 5th, 2023, 18:00 hours.

Weather forecast for the upcoming 3 days: Partly cloudy with a brief shower; winds will be from east directions and moderate to fresh, strong to possibly near gale force in gusts; max/min temperatures (centigrades) will be 34/28.