681  
FZCA72 TJSJ 181621  
MWSSJU  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL  
1221 PM AST WED OCT 18 2017  
 
AMZ732-735-181715-  
1221 PM AST WED OCT 18 2017  
   
..STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N...  
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM...  
 
AT 1216 PM AST...SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATED A STRONG  
THUNDERSTORM... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE  
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED OVER THE CARIBBEAN WATERS AND APPROACHING  
THE SOUTH COAST OF PUERTO RICO...MOVING NORTH AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOSTLY REMAIN OVER OPEN WATER, BUT  
SOME WILL ALSO BEGIN TO MOVE ON THE COAST ACROSS SOUTHERN PUERTO  
RICO.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK  
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.  
 
INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE  
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 
WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY. REMAIN ON THE ALERT IN  
CASE WARNINGS ARE ISSUED FOR WATERSPOUT DEVELOPMENT.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 1796 6706 1797 6630 1795 6627 1797 6619  
1795 6613 1798 6579 1717 6567 1715 6632  
 

 
 
LENZ  
 
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