Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

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.

AMZ700-302115-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS...
A MODERATE EAST SOUTHEAST WIND FLOW WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE LOCAL
WATERS THROUGH MIDWEEK. WINDS WILL BECOME MORE EASTERLY BY THE END
OF THE WEEK AS A SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE CENTRAL
ATLANTIC. HURRICANE GASTON WELL NORTHEAST OF THE REGION WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE OPEN ATLANTIC WATERS. HOWEVER, A SMALL
BUT LONG DOMINANT DOMINANT PERIOD NORTHEAST SWELL GENERATED FROM
GASTON IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE LOCAL WATERS TODAY.

$$

AMZ710-302115-
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 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 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ712-302115-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ715-302115-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED 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. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ722-302115-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 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 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ725-302115-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST 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.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ732-302115-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST
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. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ735-302115-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY 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 THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ741-302115-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 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.

$$

AMZ742-302115-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
EAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ745-302115-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
431 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...THEN ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

$$



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