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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
438 AM AST SUN AUG 20 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE DIMINISHING...

.SEAS WILL CONTINUE HAZARDOUS ACROSS THE OUTER ATLANTIC AS
TROPICAL STORM HARVEY HAS OPENED UP INTO A TROPICAL WAVE AND IS
MOVING THROUGH THE SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN SEA SOUTH OF THE DOMINICAN
REPUBLIC.

AMZ710-201645-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-170821T1800Z/
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N-
438 AM AST SUN AUG 20 2017

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

* WINDS...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

* 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
OR SEA 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
540 AM AST Sun Aug 20 2017

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-210945-
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-
540 AM AST Sun Aug 20 2017

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 gusty winds today across Puerto Rico, Culebra and Vieques.

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream
flooding.

.Wind...Sustained winds up to 24 MPH is expected across mainly the
offshore Atlantic waters.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 7 feet are expected across in all
waters except near shore waters of Puerto Rico.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for most of
the northern and southeastern beaches in Puerto Rico and for most
beaches of Vieques and Culebra.

.Heat...Above normal temperature and heat index are expected along
the coastal sections of Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

Moderate rip current risk is expected to continue during the next few
days as well. Heat indices will reach 102 to 107 degrees in some
lower elevation sites during most afternoons.

.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
540 AM AST Sun Aug 20 2017

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-210945-
St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
540 AM AST Sun Aug 20 2017

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 gusty winds today.

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream
flooding.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 7 feet expected across most local
waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for
most of the beaches of St Croix.

.Heat...Above normal temperature and heat index are expected along
the coastal sections of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

The moderate risk of rip current is expected to continue during the
next few days as well. Heat indices will reach 102 to 107 degrees in
some lower elevation sites during most afternoons.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report High winds and Rip Currents to the
National Weather Service in San Juan.

$$

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