Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 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.

AMZ700-300330-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE NORTHEAST INTO THE CENTRAL
ATLANTIC WHILE A HIGH PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN
ATLANTIC. THIS WILL ALLOW THE LOCAL WINDS TO GRADUALLY SHIFT FROM
A NORTHERLY DIRECTION THE REST OF TODAY. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
BECOME FROM THE NORTHEAST BY THE END OF THE WORKWEEK INTO THE
WEEKEND. A NORTHERLY SWELL IS FORECAST TO REACH THE ATLANTIC
OFFSHORE WATERS AND CARIBBEAN PASSAGES BY THURSDAY.

$$

AMZ710-300330-
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST 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 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 5 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ712-300330-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST 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.

$$

AMZ715-300330-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
NORTH SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST 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 5 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 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST 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. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ722-300330-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST 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 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 5 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ725-300330-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO
OUT 10 NM-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

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

$$

AMZ732-300330-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

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

$$

AMZ735-300330-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ741-300330-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST 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 IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST 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.
.FRIDAY...EAST 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. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST 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.

$$

AMZ742-300330-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
.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. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST 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.

$$

AMZ745-300330-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1054 AM AST WED MAR 29 2017

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

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