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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
915 PM AST Sat Jan 20 2018

...A long period northwest to north swell will arrive and spread
across the Atlantic waters and local passages through the
weekend...

AMZ722-210915-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SC.Y.0008.180121T0600Z-180122T1800Z/
Anegada Passage Southward to 17N-
915 PM AST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM SUNDAY TO
2 PM AST MONDAY...

* WINDS...East winds increasing to 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
and 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.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
907 PM AST Sat Jan 20 2018

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-211000-
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-
907 PM AST Sat Jan 20 2018

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

.Day One...Tonight

.Wind...Sustained winds between 15 and 20 knots (18 to 23 mph) and
gusts up to 25 knots (29 mph) are expected across the surrounding
waters of the islands.

.Waves...Hazardous seas up to 8 feet are expected mainly across the
Atlantic waters and northern portions of the local passages. Breaking
waves in the surf zone could be in the 8-12 ft range across the
beaches of western, northern, and eastern Puerto Rico.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents along the
northern beaches of Puerto Rico, including Culebra and Vieques
tonight.

.Days Two through Seven...Sunday through Friday

A long period swell from the northwest will continue to create
hazardous seas across the coastal waters through at least mid week.
This swell will create high rip currents risk rough seas and dangerous
surf conditions for the Atlantic beaches and most of the north facing
beaches of Puerto Rico as well as some of the western and eastern
beaches.

.Spotter information statement...

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

$$



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