Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

PUERTO RICO AND U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
10 PERCENT OF THE SEAS.

AMZ700-052100-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS WATERS...
AS THE SURFACE HIGH ACROSS THE WESTERN ATLANTIC SHIFTS EASTWARD
INTO THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC...THE LOCAL PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL
TIGHTEN. THIS WILL RESULT IN STRENGTHENING EASTERLY TRADE WINDS
AND CONSEQUENTLY CHOPPY SEA CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGIONAL
WATERS.

$$

AMZ710-052100-
ATLC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10NM TO 19.5N-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ712-052100-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ715-052100-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ722-052100-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ725-052100-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO OUT
10 NM-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ732-052100-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ735-052100-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ741-052100-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ742-052100-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS BACKING NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ745-052100-
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
423 AM AST TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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