Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
550 AM AST WED JAN 18 2017

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SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-SOUTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-PONCE AND VICINITY-NORTWEST-
WESTERN INTERIOR-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
THE NEARSHORE AND OFF SHORE ATLANTIC AND CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
550 AM AST WED JAN 18 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE ADJACENT
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS BETWEEN 15 TO 20 KNOTS OCCASIONALLY UP TO
25 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS. OVER LAND, WINDS
10-15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE TODAY.

.WAVES...CHOPPY/ROUGH SEAS BETWEEN 5 AND 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF THE LOCAL WATERS.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE
NORTH AND WEST COASTS OF PUERTO RICO AND CULEBRA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL
SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RIP CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.

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ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
550 AM AST WED JAN 18 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND THE
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS BETWEEN 15 TO 20 KNOTS OCCASIONALLY UP TO
25 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS. OVER LAND, WINDS
10-20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE TODAY.

.WAVES...CHOPPY/ROUGH SEAS BETWEEN 5 AND 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF THE LOCAL WATERS.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR
THE NORTH FACING BEACHES OF ALL ISLANDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL
SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WINDS, WATERSPOUT, RIP
CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.

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