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FLCA42 TJSJ 180837  
HWOSJU  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
437 AM AST SUN FEB 18 2018  
 
AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-190845-  
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-  
437 AM AST SUN FEB 18 2018  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE ADJACENT  
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
   
WIND
 
SUSTAINED WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH MAINLY ACROSS THE  
COASTAL WATERS AND LOCAL PASSAGES.  
   
WAVES
 
CHOPPY SEAS BETWEEN 4 TO 6 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE LOCAL  
WATERS AND PASSAGES...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.  
   
RIP CURRENTS
 
THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE NORTHWEST  
TO NORTH CENTRAL FACING BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO, AND A MODERATE RISK  
OF RIP CURRENT FOR MOST OF THE NORTH,EAST AND SOUTH FACING BEACHES AS  
WELL AS FOR CULEBRA AND VIEQUES.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY  
 
BREEZY AND HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS  
THE REGIONAL WATERS AS WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN TODAY  
AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A MODERATE TO HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS  
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK FOR MOST OF THE NORTH AND  
EAST FACING BEACHES.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL SPOTTER  
ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY AREAS OF HIGH WINDS AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS  
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.  
 

 
 
AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-190845-  
ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-  
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-  
437 AM AST SUN FEB 18 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 INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH MAINLY ACROSS THE  
COASTAL WATERS AND LOCAL PASSAGES.  
   
WAVES
 
CHOPPY SEAS BETWEEN 4 TO 6 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE LOCAL  
WATERS AND PASSAGES...INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.  
   
RIP CURRENTS
 
THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR  
FOR MOST OF THE LOCAL BEACHES OF THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY  
 
BREEZY AND HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS  
THE REGIONAL WATERS AS WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN TODAY  
AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A MODERATE TO HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS  
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK FOR MOST OF THE NORTH AND  
EAST FACING BEACHES.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL SPOTTER  
ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY AREAS OF HIGH WINDS AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS  
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.  
 

 
 
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