Bonaire National Marine Park. Tropical Storm Omar; Report of Reef Condition


On October 14 and 15, 2008 Tropical Storm Omar reached Bonaire. Wind speed averaging 18 to 20 knots from SW started at 3 am on October 14 and lasted for 48 hours. The minimum distance between the center of the storm and Bonaire was 200 km in a NW direction and the maximum wind speed at that moment was 32 to 33 knots. 

A total of 27 sites were surveyed. In the West, from Karpata to Vista Blue on the leeward side of Bonaire (20 sites) and around Klein Bonaire (7 sites). 

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