Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 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.

AMZ700-140330-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS...
A SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE EXTENDING ACROSS THE NORTHEAST AND
CENTRAL ATLANTIC WILL MAINTAIN A MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND
FLOW ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WINDS AND SEAS
WILL INCREASE EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A STRONG HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVER
THE WESTERN ATLANTIC.

$$

AMZ710-140330-
ATLC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10NM TO 19.5N-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

...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 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ712-140330-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. EAST SWELL 4 TO
7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ715-140330-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHWEST SWELL
4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST 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
7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

AMZ722-140330-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 7 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ725-140330-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. EAST SWELL 4 TO
6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ732-140330-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED 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.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTHEAST SWELL
4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...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.

$$

AMZ735-140330-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SOUTHEAST SWELL
AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST 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. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ741-140330-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED 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 SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY 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.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL AROUND
4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTH SWELL 4 TO
6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

AMZ742-140330-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...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 THUNDERSTORMS...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTHWEST SWELL
4 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ745-140330-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1016 AM AST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTHWEST SWELL
AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. NORTHWEST SWELL
AROUND 4 FEET. 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.

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