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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
527 AM AST THU DEC 8 2016

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-091200-
ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
527 AM AST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS 20-24 MPH (17-21 KNOTS) ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE CARIBBEAN OFFSHORE WATERS.

.WAVES...CHOPPY SEAS UP TO 6 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
WATERS...THE OFFSHORE CARIBBEAN WATERS AND ALL PASSAGES.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE NORTHWEST
COAST OF SAINT THOMAS...WHILE THE REST OF THE NORTH FACING BEACHES
AS WELL AS THE WESTERN BEACHES OF SAINT THOMAS HAVE A MODERATE
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. ALSO...THE NORTHWESTERN COAST OF SAINT JOHN
AND MOST OF THE BEACHES IN SAINT CROIX HAVE A MODERATE RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE CHANCE OF PASSING SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
INCREASE FRIDAY AS AN EASTERLY DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS THE AREA.
THESE SHOWERS MAY RESULT IN URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND. HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS WITH A HIGH RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.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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