Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
924 PM AST Tue Feb 20 2018

...Hazardous seas to continue for the rest of the week...

.Surface high pressure north of the region will continue to
produce hazardous seas across the local waters and all passages
the rest of the week due to the fresh to strong east northeast
trade winds it is generating.

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Atlantic Waters of Puerto Rico and USVI from 10 NM 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-
Coastal Waters OF Northwestern Puerto Rico out 10 NM-
924 PM AST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...Northeast winds of 15 to 25 knots with higher gusts.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 8 to 10 feet across the offshore Atlantic and
  Caribbean waters as well as the Mona Passage, building up to 12
  feet by Wednesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

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Coastal Waters of Southern Puerto Rico out 10 NM-
924 PM AST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM AST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with higher gusts.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet
  building up to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 12 feet by
  Wednesday.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$


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