Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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FZCA52 TJSJ 281856 AAA
CWFSJU

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

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.

AMZ700-290715-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS...
TROPICAL STORM ERIKA IS MOVING WEST NORTHWEST AT 18 MPH WITH
WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDING OVER THE FORECAST AREA. WESTERN PORTIONS
OF ATLANTIC AND CARIBBEAN WATERS AND THE MONA PASSAGE ARE STILL
SEEING HAZARDOUS SEAS AND STORM FORCE WINDS IN RAIN BANDS.
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPROVE THERE THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL BE TAKEN DOWN TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

$$

AMZ710-290715-
ATLC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10NM TO 19.5N-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...THEN 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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ712-290715-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ715-290715-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED 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.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. 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.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ722-290715-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY 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.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. 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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ725-290715-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. 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.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ732-290715-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. 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.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ735-290715-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ741-290715-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. 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.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ742-290715-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. 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. SCATTERED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ745-290715-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
256 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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