Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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WHCA72 TJSJ 030802
MWWSJU

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
402 AM AST TUE MAR 3 2015

...ROUGH AND HAZARDOUS SEAS EXPECTED THROUGH MOST OF THE WEEK...

.MODERATE TO STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE STEEP WAVES
UP TO 7 FEET THROUGH TODAY THEN INCREASE TO 8 FEET ON WEDNESDAY
ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS AS THE SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS.
THE ATLANTIC SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BE REINFORCED AND
STRENGTHEN TODAY AND WEDNESDAY TO MAINTAIN ROUGH AND HAZARDOUS WIND
DRIVEN SEAS. FOR THIS REASON SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL REMAIN IN
EFFECT FOR MOST OF THE LOCAL WATERS.

AMZ710-712-715-722-725-732-741-031615-
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ATLC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10NM TO 19.5N-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO
OUT 10 NM-CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
402 AM AST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...EAST NORTHEAST UP TO 22 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...UP TO 8 FEET BY WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
SEAS OF 7 FEET AND GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
MARINE CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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