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CARIBBEAN SEA
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
501 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO
22N BETWEEN 55W AND 64W...THE SW N ATLANTIC S OF 31N W OF 65W
INCLUDING BAHAMAS...AND THE CARIBBEAN SEA.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

AMZ125-252100-
ATLANTIC S OF 22N BETWEEN 65W AND 70W INCLUDING PUERTO RICO
TRENCH-
501 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N OF 21N W OF 69W...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
431 AM AST THU AUG 25 2016

...AN ACTIVE TROPICAL WAVE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
WINDS AND SEAS THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

.A STRONG TROPICAL WAVE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING HAZARDOUS WINDS
AND SEAS ACROSS THE OFFSHORE ATLANTIC WATERS THROUGH LATE THIS
MORNING. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT.

AMZ710-251400-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SC.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-160825T1400Z/
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N-
431 AM AST THU AUG 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM AST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THUNDERSTORMS.

* WAVES/SEAS...6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
  SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

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 WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
541 AM AST THU AUG 25 2016

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-260945-
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-
541 AM AST THU AUG 25 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE ADJACENT
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.THUNDERSTORMS...THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY
RAINFALL AND BRIEF GUSTY WINDS DURING THE MORNING HOURS ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE EAST AND SOUTH OF PR. THEN, THE CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE OVER AND TO THE NORTH OF
THE CORDILLERA CENTRAL DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

.FLOODING...HEAVY RAINS COULD LEAD TO URBAN AND SMALL STREAM
FLOODING.

.WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH EXPECTED ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC WATERS AND ANEGADA PASSAGE.

.WAVES...CHOPPY/ROUGH SEAS UP TO 7 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC WATERS.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ACROSS
THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN COASTAL AREAS OF THE ISLANDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE LINGERING MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH YESTERDAY`S STRONG
TROPICAL WAVE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH
FRIDAY. URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IS POSSIBLE THROUGH
FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL
SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WINDS...FLOODING...WATERSPOUT
AND RIP CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
541 AM AST THU AUG 25 2016

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-260945-
ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
541 AM AST THU AUG 25 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.THUNDERSTORMS...THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY
RAINFALL AND BRIEF GUSTY WINDS TODAY ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE U.S.
VIRGIN ISLANDS.

.FLOODING...HEAVY RAINS COULD LEAD TO URBAN AND SMALL STREAM
FLOODING.

.WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH EXPECTED ACROSS THE
SURROUNDING WATERS.

.WAVES...CHOPPY/ROUGH SEAS UP TO 7 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC WATERS..

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ACROSS ST
CROIX.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE LINGERING MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH YESTERDAY`S STRONG
TROPICAL WAVE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH
FRIDAY. URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IS POSSIBLE THROUGH
FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL
SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WINDS...FLOODING...WATERSPOUT
AND RIP CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.

$$

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