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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
619 AM AST Sun Dec 17 2017

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-
619 AM AST Sun Dec 17 2017

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 20 MPH expected across the
local water ways.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 7 feet expected across the Atlantic,
Caribbean and local passages.

.Rip Currents...There is high risk of rip currents across the
northern facing beaches of northwest PR, while a moderate risk exists
across the rest of the northern and southeastern facing beaches as
well as across Vieques and Culebra.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

Mariners can expect seas up to 7 feet across most of the local
waters through Monday. In addition, a moderate to high risk of Rip
Currents is also expected for the northern beaches of the local
islands for the next few days.

.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.


Small Craft Advisory

National Weather Service San Juan PR
905 PM AST Sun Dec 17 2017

...Fresh to locally strong northeast trade winds will continue to
create rough and hazardous seas across most of the regional waters...

Atlantic Waters of Puerto Rico and USVI from 10 NM to 19.5N-
Coastal Waters of Northern USVI and Culebra out 10 NM-
Caribbean Waters of Puerto Rico from 10 NM to 17N-
Mona Passage Southward to 17N-
905 PM AST Sun Dec 17 2017


* WINDS...15-20 knots with higher gusts.

* WAVES/SEAS...Rough seas up to 7 feet with occasional seas up
  to 9 feet.


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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