Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 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.

AMZ700-240330-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS...
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVING EASTWARD ACROSS THE WEST CENTRAL ATLANTIC
WILL PROMOTE MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS THE REST OF THE MORNING
HOURS. THE TRADE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO VEER TO THE SOUTH
SOUTHEAST DURING THE REST OF THE DAY AND CONTINUE INTO THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ENTERS AND MOVES ACROSS THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC. A NORTHERLY SWELL WILL INVADE THE LOCAL WATERS LATER TODAY
AND PEAK ON FRIDAY MORNING..

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AMZ710-240330-
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM AST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 5 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 5 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST 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.
.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.

$$

AMZ712-240330-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH 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. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 5 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ715-240330-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ722-240330-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...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 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
NORTH SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ725-240330-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ732-240330-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
EAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. EAST
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ735-240330-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ741-240330-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTH SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ742-240330-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH 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.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST 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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ745-240330-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1122 AM AST THU FEB 23 2017

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

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