Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZCA52 TJSJ 190856
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE
HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT
OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE SEAS.

AMZ700-192115-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS...
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC AND AN AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL ATLANTIC WILL CREATE A
GENTLE EAST TO NORTHEAST TRADE WIND FLOW THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK.

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AMZ710-192115-
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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AMZ712-192115-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ715-192115-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ722-192115-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTH SWELL AROUND 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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AMZ725-192115-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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AMZ732-192115-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ735-192115-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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AMZ741-192115-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTH SWELL AROUND 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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AMZ742-192115-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTH SWELL AROUND 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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AMZ745-192115-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
456 AM AST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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