Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

PUERTO RICO AND 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.

AMZ700-142145-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS...
A SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE EXTENDING ACROSS THE NORTHEAST AND
CENTRAL ATLANTIC WILL MAINTAIN A MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND
FLOW ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS OF WESTERN
PUERTO RICO THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY AFTERNOON AS SURFACE TROUGH
MOVES ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE
DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK AS A STRONG HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC.

$$

AMZ710-142145-
ATLC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10NM TO 19.5N-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST SWELL 4 TO
8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST SWELL 4 TO
5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ712-142145-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST SWELL 4 TO
5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. EAST SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ715-142145-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ722-142145-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ725-142145-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST SWELL 4 TO
7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ732-142145-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ735-142145-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ741-142145-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST SWELL AROUND
4 FEET SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ742-142145-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ745-142145-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
435 AM AST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHWEST SWELL
4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$


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