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High Surf Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-012-VIZ002-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180224T1000Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180225T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
Mayaguez and Vicinity-Culebra-St Croix-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST SATURDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas 10 to 12 feet with breaking waves
  between up to 15 feet.

* LOCATION...Rincon and vicinity, northwest through northeast
  beaches of Puerto Rico, Culebra, and the beaches of Saint
  Croix.

* TIMING...High surf through 6 AM Saturday. High rip current
  risk through late Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach
  erosion.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

VIZ001-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180224T1000Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T2200Z/
St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST SATURDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas 8 to 10 feet with breaking waves up to 14
  feet.

* LOCATION...The northwest beaches of Saint Thomas.

* TIMING...High surf through 6 AM Saturday. High rip current
  risk through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach
  erosion.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

PRZ013-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180223T2200Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180225T1000Z/
Vieques-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas 8 to 10 feet. Breaking waves up to 14
  feet northeast side.

* LOCATION...Vieques.

* TIMING...High risk of rip currents through late Saturday
  night. High Surf through at least 6 PM AST.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach
  erosion.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Hazardous seas to continue through early next week...

.Moderate to fresh east northeast winds generated by a strong
surface high pressure over the Western Atlantic will keep
hazardous seas across the regional waters and passages through
early next week.

AMZ742-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-180225T0600Z/
Coastal Waters OF Northwestern Puerto Rico out 10 NM-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM AST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...East to northeast winds of 15 to 20 knots with higher
  gusts.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 8 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13
  feet. Subsiding tonight through Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or seas of 7 feet or greater are expected to produce
hazardous conditions to small crafts. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Hazardous seas to continue through early next week...

.Moderate to fresh east northeast winds generated by a strong
surface high pressure over the Western Atlantic will keep
hazardous seas across the regional waters and passages through
early next week.

AMZ735-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-180224T0000Z/
Coastal Waters of Southern Puerto Rico out 10 NM-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM AST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with higher gusts.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9
  feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or seas of 7 feet or greater are expected to produce
hazardous conditions to small crafts. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Hazardous seas to continue through early next week...

.Moderate to fresh east northeast winds generated by a strong
surface high pressure over the Western Atlantic will keep
hazardous seas across the regional waters and passages through
early next week.

AMZ712-715-725-732-741-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-180225T1200Z/
Coastal Waters of Northern Puerto Rico out 10 NM-
Coastal Waters of Northern USVI and Culebra out 10 NM-
Coastal Waters of Southern USVI Vieques and Eastern Puerto Rico
out 10 NM-Caribbean Waters of Puerto Rico from 10 NM to 17N-
Mona Passage Southward to 17N-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM AST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...East to northeast winds of 15 to 20 knots with higher
  gusts.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 8 to 12 feet with occasional seas up to 14
  feet. Subsiding through the weekend.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or seas of 7 feet or greater are expected to produce
hazardous conditions to small crafts. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Hazardous seas to continue through early next week...

.Moderate to fresh east northeast winds generated by a strong
surface high pressure over the Western Atlantic will keep
hazardous seas across the regional waters and passages through
early next week.

AMZ710-722-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-180225T1800Z/
Atlantic Waters of Puerto Rico and USVI from 10 NM to 19.5N-
Anegada Passage Southward to 17N-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM AST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...East to northeast winds of 15 to 20 knots with higher
  gusts.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 10 to 12 feet with occasional seas up to 15
  feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
and/or seas of 7 feet or greater are expected to produce
hazardous conditions to small crafts. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-012-VIZ002-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180224T1000Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180225T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
Mayaguez and Vicinity-Culebra-St Croix-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST SATURDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas 10 to 12 feet with breaking waves
  between up to 15 feet.

* LOCATION...Rincon and vicinity, northwest through northeast
  beaches of Puerto Rico, Culebra, and the beaches of Saint
  Croix.

* TIMING...High surf through 6 AM Saturday. High rip current
  risk through late Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach
  erosion.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

PRZ013-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180223T2200Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180225T1000Z/
Vieques-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas 8 to 10 feet. Breaking waves up to 14
  feet northeast side.

* LOCATION...Vieques.

* TIMING...High risk of rip currents through late Saturday
  night. High Surf through at least 6 PM AST.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach
  erosion.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

PRZ003-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T1000Z/
Southeast-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...Southeastern beaches of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...Through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

VIZ001-232300-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180224T1000Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T2200Z/
St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-
1100 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST SATURDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas 8 to 10 feet with breaking waves up to 14
  feet.

* LOCATION...The northwest beaches of Saint Thomas.

* TIMING...High surf through 6 AM Saturday. High rip current
  risk through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach
  erosion.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
518 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-240930-
St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
518 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the U.S. Virgin Islands and the
adjacent Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH/20 kt expected across
the U.S. Virgin Islands and adjoining waters.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 12 feet expected across the Atlantic
waters and passages and will spill into the Caribbean waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for most beaches.

.Days Two through Seven...Saturday through Thursday

Winds and swell will slowly decrease over the weekend.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report High winds, Flooding, rip currents
to the National Weather Service in San Juan.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
518 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-240930-
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Nortwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
518 AM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Puerto Rico and the adjacent
Atlantic Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH/20 kt expected across the
north coastal regions of Puerto Rico and also Culebra and Vieques.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 12 feet expected across the Atlantic
waters and passages and will spill into the Caribbean waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for most beaches
of Vieques and Culebra, and for beaches from Rincon and Aguadilla to
Fajardo and portions of southeastern beaches.

.Days Two through Seven...Saturday through Thursday

Winds and swell will slowly decrease over the weekend. An isolated
thunderstorm or two is possible Saturday and Sunday over interior
Puerto Rico. Locally heavy rain is briefly possible with in showers Friday
through Tuesday, likely resulting in no more than ponding of water in
poorly drained areas.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report High winds, Flooding, rip currents
to the National Weather Service in San Juan.

$$

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