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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
457 AM AST MON MAR 2 2015

...ROUGH AND HAZARDOUS SEAS EXPECTED THROUGH MOST OF THE
WEEK...

.MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TRADE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE
STEEP WAVES UP TO 7 FEET ACROSS MUCH OF THE LOCAL WATERS THROUGH
MOST OF THE WEEK. THE ATLANTIC SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL
SLIGHTLY WEAKEN ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT...BUT WILL
QUICKLY STRENGTHEN ONCE AGAIN ON TUESDAY TO MAINTAIN ROUGH AND
HAZARDOUS WIND DRIVEN SEA CONDITIONS.

AMZ710-712-715-722-725-732-741-021700-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150306T1000Z/
ATLC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10NM TO 19.5N-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
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-
457 AM AST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...EAST NORTHEAST UP TO 22 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...UP TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
SEAS OF 7 FEET AND GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
MARINE CONDITIONS FOR 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
604 AM AST MON MAR 2 2015

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-031015-
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-SOUTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-PONCE AND VICINITY-NORTHWEST-
WESTERN INTERIOR-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
THE NEARSHORE AND OFF SHORE ATLANTIC AND CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
604 AM AST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
THERE IS A MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY AND TONIGHT FOR
MOST OF THE BEACHES. PLEASE REFER TO SURF ZONES FORECAST FOR
DETAILS.

WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN HIGH AND CHOPPY TODAY AND TONIGHT. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF THE LOCAL WATERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
HIGH WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...AS
WILL THE RIP CURRENT RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
604 AM AST MON MAR 2 2015

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-031015-
ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
604 AM AST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
THERE IS A MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY AND TONIGHT FOR
MOST OF THE BEACHES. PLEASE REFER TO SURF ZONES FORECAST FOR
DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
HIGH WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...AS
WILL THE RIP CURRENT RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
805 AM AST MON MAR 2 2015

PRZ001-002-004>006-008-012-013-VIZ001-021415-
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-NORTH CENTRAL-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-NORTHWEST-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
ST. THOMAS/ST. JOHN/ADJACENT ISLANDS-
805 AM AST MON MAR 2 2015

.NOW...
DURING THE NEXT TWO HOURS OR SO...SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE INLAND...AFFECTING THE NORTHEAST QUADRANT OF PUERTO RICO.
ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE ALSO EXPECTED OVER NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTH
WEST PUERTO RICO EARLY THIS MORNING. PONDING OF WATER IS EXPECTED
WITH THE HEAVIES SHOWERS.

$$

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