Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HWOSJU

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
517 AM AST WED FEB 10 2016

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-110930-
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-SOUTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-PONCE AND VICINITY-NORTHWEST-
WESTERN INTERIOR-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
THE NEARSHORE AND OFF SHORE ATLANTIC AND CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
517 AM AST WED FEB 10 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE ADJACENT
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.WAVES...NORTHERLY SWELL BETWEEN 5 AND 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS AND
LOCAL PASSAGES.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
ACROSS MUCH OF THE NORTH FACING BEACHES OF THE ISLANDS. PLEASE
REFER TO LATEST SURF ZONE FORECAST(SRFSJU) FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE ATLANTIC
BEACHES. HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS
DUE TO SUBSIDING NORTHERLY SWELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL
SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RIP CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.

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AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-110930-
ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
517 AM AST WED FEB 10 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND THE
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.WAVES...LONG PERIOD SWELL BETWEEN 5 AND 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FT EXPECTED ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS AND LOCAL
PASSAGES.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. PLEASE REFER TO LATEST SURF ZONE
FORECAST(SRFSJU) FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE NORTH FACING
BEACHES OF THE ISLANDS IS LIKELY THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY.
HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS DUE TO
SUBSIDING NORTHERLY SWELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL
SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RIP CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.

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