Tuesday, November21, 2017 L-36.com

Marine Weather and Tides
Vieques, PR

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Sunrise 6:31AMSunset 5:45PM Tuesday November 21, 2017 6:18 AM AST (10:18 UTC) Moonrise 8:59AMMoonset 8:25PM Illumination 8% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 3 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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AMZ725 Coastal Waters Of Southern Usvi Vieques And Eastern Puerto Rico Out 10 Nm- 411 Am Ast Tue Nov 21 2017
Today..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Isolated showers.
Tonight..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Isolated showers.
Wednesday..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Scattered showers.
Wednesday night..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. Scattered showers.
Thursday..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Scattered showers.
Friday..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Scattered showers.
Saturday..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. Scattered showers.
AMZ700 411 Am Ast Tue Nov 21 2017
Synopsis for puerto rico and the uS. Virgin islands waters... Easterly winds and a more stable air mass are expected across the local waters today. Seas will increase briefly up to 7 feet on Wednesday and Wednesday night across the atlantic waters and the anegada passage from a cold front now pushing south into the tropical atlantic.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Vieques, PR
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location: 18.15, -65.43     debug

Area Discussion for - San Juan, PR
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Fxca62 tjsj 210857
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national weather service san juan pr
457 am ast Tue nov 21 2017

Synopsis Drier air will reduce showers and thunderstorms today,
but moisture will return Thursday and Friday. Another break over
the weekend will occur before moisture returns from the south on
Monday. Cold fronts are still being restrained from reaching the
area by local trade winds during the next 7 to 10 days.

Short term Today through Thursday...

mostly clear skies prevailed across the forecast area overnight and
early this morning. A few passing showers were observed across the
local waters but none over land areas. Coastal temperatures were in
the mid to upper 70s under east southeast winds at 10 mph or

Although a mid to upper level ridge will continue to build across
the forecast area today and hold through much of the week, easterly
winds will continue to bring patches of low level moisture at

The GFS is showing a drop in precipitable water to as
little as 1.1 inches tonight. Environmental conditions are
rapidly becoming hostile for organized deep convection under the
building ridge, but there will still be enough low level moisture
to assure shower activity, particularly late Wednesday into
Thursday. In fact, based on the latest guidance, today through
Wednesday afternoon is the driest period with precipitable water
increasing to near two inches Wednesday night into Thursday.

Therefore, expect a fair and generally stable weather pattern
today and Wednesday with morning passing showers across usvi and
east pr followed by some afternoon showers across west puerto
rico. The chance for shower activity will increase Wednesday night
into Thursday as low level moisture increases across the eastern

The flash flood watch in northwest puerto rico is for the
downstream portion of rio guajataca below the lake. Recent rains
have raised the lake levels several feet and local authorities
want to maintain vigilance regarding the unstable condition of
the dam.

Long term Friday through Wednesday... High pressure that forms
just north of the mona channel Wednesday night will bring in
moisture on Thursday from the northeast that will linger until
early Saturday morning. This and the easterly wave that will move
through on Friday will continue the good chances for both night
and early morning showers in eastern puerto rico and the u.S.

Virgin islands and showers and isolated thunderstorms in western
puerto rico in the afternoon. A break in the moisture will occur
over the weekend. As a cold front sweeps down through the last of
the bahama islands on Monday a new surge of tropical moisture
invades the area from the caribbean sea to the south. Lower levels
will then see wet and dry periods during the first part of next
week and the front will lift to the north mid week next week before
reaching the area.

The ridge of high pressure at upper levels will continue just
east of the area and keep convection limited. The deep long wave
trough invading the western atlantic on Sunday will weaken in the
process of flattening that ridge in its passage through the area
on Wednesday of next week. Although good moisture will be
available during the week next week it will not be as strong as
has occurred in the last few days.

Aviation MostlyVFR conds are expected to prevail at all taf
sites throughout the day. Brief MVFR conds will remain possible in
and around jmz jbq due to shra btw 21 16-22z. Ese winds at around 10
knots with some sea breeze variation to continue.

Marine East northeast winds behind a front dipping toward the
tropical atlantic today will drive swell into the outer atlantic
waters late Wednesday. Seas will approach small craft advisory
conditions then. Small craft advisories are not expected through
the middle of next week after that.

Preliminary point temps pops
Sju 87 77 88 77 20 20 30 30
stt 86 77 85 76 20 30 30 50

Sju watches warnings advisories
Pr... Flash flood watch until 2 pm ast this afternoon for northwest-
western interior.

Vi... None.

Am... None.

Short term... Om
long term... .Ws

Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
41056 8 mi78 min ESE 12 G 14 82°F 3 ft1011.1 hPa (-1.0)
CLBP4 - 9752235 - Culebra, PR 12 mi48 min 79°F 83°F1011.7 hPa
YABP4 - 9754228 - Yabucoa Harbor, PR 22 mi48 min 76°F
41052 - South of St. John, Virgin Islands 36 mi48 min E 12 G 14 82°F 1009.6 hPa
LAMV3 39 mi48 min 80°F 84°F
41053 - San Juan, PR 42 mi48 min S 1.9 G 3.9 79°F 1010.8 hPa
SJNP4 - 9755371 - San Juan, PR 42 mi48 min 83°F1011.8 hPa

Wind History for Isabel Segunda, Vieques Island, PR
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
San Juan, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, PR36 mi22 minN 010.00 miA Few Clouds75°F75°F100%1011.9 hPa

Wind History from JSJ (wind in knots)
Last 24hrSE3S3Calm3NE5N8NE8NE9E8SW5W5CalmCalmW3CalmCalmCalmCalmCalmCalmCalmCalmCalmCalm
1 day agoSE3Calm3CalmNE7NE8NE9CalmNW3CalmSW6SE3CalmCalmSE4SE3SE4S3E3E3W3CalmN3SE4
2 days agoCalmCalmCalmSE3E4E4SE3S5CalmN9NE7S10CalmCalmCalmCalmCalmSE3SE4CalmSW3CalmSW3Calm

Tide / Current Tables for Punta Mulas, Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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Punta Mulas
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Tue -- 03:37 AM AST     0.05 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:31 AM AST     Sunrise
Tue -- 08:58 AM AST     Moonrise
Tue -- 10:57 AM AST     1.24 feet High Tide
Tue -- 05:40 PM AST     0.38 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 05:43 PM AST     Sunset
Tue -- 08:25 PM AST     Moonset
Tue -- 10:17 PM AST     0.65 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Vieques Passage, Puerto Rico Current
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Vieques Passage
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Tue -- 01:12 AM AST     0.45 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 04:08 AM AST     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 06:32 AM AST     Sunrise
Tue -- 06:40 AM AST     -0.35 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 08:59 AM AST     Moonrise
Tue -- 09:05 AM AST     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 12:36 PM AST     0.66 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 03:44 PM AST     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 05:44 PM AST     Sunset
Tue -- 07:22 PM AST     -0.87 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 08:25 PM AST     Moonset
Tue -- 11:12 PM AST     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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