Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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FZCA52 TJSJ 161409
CWFSJU

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 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.

AMZ700-170230-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS...
SLOWLY FADING NORTHEASTERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
REGIONAL WATERS DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC AND AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE
NORTH CENTRAL ATLANTIC WILL PROMOTE MODERATE TO LOCALLY FRESH EAST
TO NORTHEAST WINDS AND GUSTY CONDITIONS OVER THE LOCAL WATERS AND
PASSAGES. HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE AT LEAST UNTIL
WEDNESDAY.

$$

AMZ710-170230-
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

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

$$

AMZ712-170230-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 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.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. NORTHEAST
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 8 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ715-170230-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTH SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ722-170230-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

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

$$

AMZ725-170230-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
EAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 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 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ732-170230-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
NORTH SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. 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. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ735-170230-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST 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.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 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 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ741-170230-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL 4 TO 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTHEAST
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
NORTHEAST SWELL AROUND 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ742-170230-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST 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 7 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. NORTH
SWELL AROUND 4 FEET IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 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. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ745-170230-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1009 AM AST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$


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