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High Surf Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

PRZ001-002-005-008-012-VIZ001-002-222245-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180223T2200Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T2200Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-Culebra-
St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-St Croix-
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas 10 to 12 feet with breaking waves between
  11 to 13 feet.

* LOCATION...Northern beaches of Puerto Rico and the beaches of
  the U.S. Virgin Islands.

* TIMING...High surf through 6 PM Friday. 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.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Hazardous seas to continue for the rest of the week...

.Fresh to strong east to northeast winds generated by a strong
surface high pressure over the Western Atlantic, will keep
hazardous seas across the regional waters and passages through
the weekend.

AMZ712-715-725-732-741-742-222245-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-180224T2200Z/
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-
Coastal Waters OF Northwestern Puerto Rico out 10 NM-
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...East to northeast winds of 15 to 25 knots with higher
  gusts.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 8 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Hazardous seas to continue for the rest of the week...

.Fresh to strong east to northeast winds generated by a strong
surface high pressure over the Western Atlantic, will keep
hazardous seas across the regional waters and passages through
the weekend.

AMZ735-222245-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-180224T0000Z/
Coastal Waters of Southern Puerto Rico out 10 NM-
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM AST FRIDAY...

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

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10
  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
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Hazardous seas to continue for the rest of the week...

.Fresh to strong east to northeast winds generated by a strong
surface high pressure over the Western Atlantic, will keep
hazardous seas across the regional waters and passages through
the weekend.

AMZ710-722-222245-
/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-
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

* WINDS...East to northeast winds of 20 to 25 knots with higher
  gusts.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 8 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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Strong winds continue across the region...

.Strong surface high pressure in the western Atlantic will
continue produce sustained winds around 25 mph with higher gusts
at times...from the western to eastern coast of Puerto Rico,
Culebra, Vieques and the U.S. Virgin islands.

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-012-013-VIZ001-002-222200-
/O.CON.TJSJ.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-180222T2200Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
Mayaguez and Vicinity-Culebra-Vieques-
St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Including the cities of Bayamon, Carolina, Catano, Guaynabo,
San Juan, Toa Alta, Toa Baja, Tujillo Alto, Ceiba, Canovanas,
Fajardo, Humacao, Loiza, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande, Arecibo,
Barceloneta, Dorado, Florida, Manati, Vega Alta, Vega Baja,
Aguadilla, Camuy, Hatillo, Isabela, Quebradillas, Aguada, Anasco,
Hormigueros, Mayaguez, Moca, Rincon, San German, Culebra,
Vieques, Anna`s Retreat, Charlotte Amalie, Charlotte Amalie East,
Charlotte Amalie West, Cruz Bay, Christiansted, Frederiksted,
Frederiksted Southeast, and Grove Place
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...Through 6 PM this evening.

* WINDS...20 to 25 mph with gusts possible to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...Loose objects will be blown away. High profile
  vehicles may experience difficulty in driving. Unstable
  objects may topple. Equipment operators may experience safety
  risks with high baskets or ladder extensions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 25 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

PRZ001-002-005-008-012-VIZ001-002-222245-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180223T2200Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T2200Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-Culebra-
St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-St Croix-
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas 10 to 12 feet with breaking waves between
  11 to 13 feet.

* LOCATION...Northern beaches of Puerto Rico and the beaches of
  the U.S. Virgin Islands.

* TIMING...High surf through 6 PM Friday. 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

PRZ010-013-222245-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T2200Z/
Mayaguez and Vicinity-Vieques-
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...Mayaguez and vicinity and Vieques.

* TIMING...Through Saturday afternoon.

* 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
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

PRZ003-222245-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T1000Z/
Southeast-
1040 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATION...Southeastern beaches of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...Through late Friday night.

* 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
606 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-231015-
St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
606 AM AST Thu Feb 22 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 25 MPH/22 kts are 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...Friday through Wednesday

Winds and swell will slowly decrease over the weekend. An isolated
thunderstorm or two is possible Friday through Sunday.

.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
606 AM AST Thu Feb 22 2018

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-231015-
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-
606 AM AST Thu Feb 22 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 25 MPH are 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 along coasts
exposed to northeast wave-action.

.Days Two through Seven...Friday through Wednesday

Winds and swell will slowly decrease over the weekend. An isolated
thunderstorm or two is possible Friday through Sunday. Locally heavy
rain is possible with these thunderstorms 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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