Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 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.

AMZ700-250215-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS...
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE MOVING INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC AND A WEAK
SURFACE HIGH ACROSS THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC WILL PROMOTE GENTLE TO
MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS TODAY. NORTHERLY
WINDS WILL RETURN ON WEDNESDAY AS ANOTHER SURFACE HIGH BUILDS TO
THE NORTHWEST OF THE LOCAL ISLANDS.

$$

AMZ710-250215-
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS. NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 6 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. 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 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ712-250215-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
NORTH SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH 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. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST 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 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ715-250215-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST 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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ722-250215-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST 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. 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. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...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.

$$

AMZ725-250215-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH 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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST 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 IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
SOUTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS. SOUTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. EAST
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ732-250215-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

$$

AMZ735-250215-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. SOUTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SOUTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ741-250215-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION......SMALL CRAFT SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST 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.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST 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 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST 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 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
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 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ742-250215-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST 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.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST 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 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ745-250215-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1000 AM AST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST 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.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
NORTHWEST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS. NORTHWEST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHWEST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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