Thursday, June21, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Vieques, PR

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5/20/2018 -- NOAA is having problems with the data feed that I use to draw the graphs. They are aware of the issue and working to resolve it. Sometimes changing the location by about a mile will give a correct graph. 3/3/2018 - There is a new GOES Satellite for the east coast that required rewriting that part of the code. Please report any issues.

Sunrise 5:46AMSunset 7:02PM Thursday June 21, 2018 4:13 AM AST (08:13 UTC) Moonrise 1:32PMMoonset 1:06AM Illumination 55% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 8 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- 929 Pm Ast Wed Jun 20 2018
Rest of tonight..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Isolated showers.
Thursday..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with occasional seas up to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Isolated showers.
Thursday night..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Friday..East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Numerous showers and isolated Thunderstorms.
Friday night..East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Scattered showers.
Saturday..East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Numerous showers and isolated Thunderstorms.
Sunday..East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Northeast swell around 4 feet. Isolated Thunderstorms, then isolated showers.
Monday..East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Isolated showers.
AMZ700 929 Pm Ast Wed Jun 20 2018
Synopsis for puerto rico and the uS. Virgin islands waters... Surface high pressure located across the northeastern atlantic will continue to promote moderate east to southeasterly winds during the next several days. Shower and Thunderstorm activity will continue across the regional waters through at least midnight, diminishing in coverage afterwards. The next tropical wave will approach the region by Friday afternoon, increasing the shower and Thunderstorm activity across the regional waters once again.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Vieques, PR
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Area Discussion for - San Juan, PR
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area forecast discussion
national weather service san juan pr
409 am ast Thu jun 21 2018

Synopsis High pressure at the surface will move into the
western atlantic by the weekend and will dominate the weather
pattern through mid week next week. A tropical wave on Friday will
bring more showers and thunderstorms for the weekend. A wind
surge late Sunday will bring drying that will continue until the
following Thursday morning.

Short term Today through Saturday...

mostly clear skies prevailed across the forecast area early this
morning with some showers noted across the local waters but none
over land areas. Temperatures were in the mid to upper 70s under
light and variable winds.

A tutt low will continue to meander west northwest of the
forecast area through the forecast period. At lower levels,
although limited moisture is expected throughout the day,
precipitable water will increase once again on Friday as a
tropical wave now located near 58w reaches the forecast area.

Winds are expected to become more east southeast by the upcoming
weekend as the surface high located across the north central
atlantic shifts southwestward into the central atlantic.

Therefore, a fair weather pattern will continue to prevail
throughout today with shower and thunderstorm development focused
across the northwest quadrant of puerto rico in the afternoon.

Hazy skies and warm to hot temperatures are likely. As the
tropical wave moves closer to the forecast area, passing showers
will be affecting usvi and the eastern third of puerto rico Friday
morning spreading across northwest puerto rico in the afternoon.

The chance for showers and thunderstorms continues on Saturday due
to lingering moisture.

Long term Sunday through Thursday...

moisture from the passage of a tropical wave will continue at
lower levels through Sunday. A wind surge will bring somewhat
drier air for the first several days of the new work week. A cut-
off low just north of puerto rico on Saturday will move northwest
and a ridge will build in its place. The same low will return to
just north of punta cana in the dominican republic by Thursday. A
tutt low just under 1000 miles east northeast of san juan will
edge several hundred miles closer early next week.

The beginning of the period will see showers in the typical
diurnal pattern and thunderstorms will continue during the
afternoon hours--first in the northwest on Saturday, then forming
a little farther south in western puerto rico on Sunday. Showers
and thunderstorms will continue after Sunday but there will be
noticeably less shower activity Monday and Tuesday. Moisture does
not increase until Thursday afternoon for puerto rico.

Scattered showers will pass by the u.S. Virgin islands Saturday
and Sunday, but from Monday on, showers will become fewer.

Aviation Vfr conds are expected to prevail at all TAF sites with
tsra shra possible in and around jmz jbq aft 16z. Ese winds 10 knots
or less with some sea breeze variations.

Marine Winds increase slowly through Sunday and seas rise
accordingly. Small craft advisories are possible as early as
Sunday morning, but likely by early Monday across the anegada
passage and most of the caribbean waters. Showers and scattered
thunderstorms will return Friday through Sunday.

Preliminary point temps pops
Sju 90 78 89 77 20 20 20 50
stt 88 79 88 78 20 20 50 70

Sju watches warnings advisories
Pr... None.

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 mi44 min SSE 7.8 G 9.7 81°F 1015 hPa
CLBP4 - 9752235 - Culebra, PR 12 mi44 min 78°F 83°F1015.8 hPa
YABP4 - 9754228 - Yabucoa Harbor, PR 22 mi44 min 76°F
LAMV3 39 mi44 min 80°F 82°F
41053 - San Juan, PR 42 mi44 min SE 9.7 G 12 80°F 1014.7 hPa
SJNP4 - 9755371 - San Juan, PR 42 mi44 min 79°F 83°F1015.6 hPa
JOXP4 - Jobos Bay Reserve, Puerto Rico 44 mi89 min NNW 1.9 76°F 1016 hPa72°F
CHSV3 - 9751364 - Christiansted Harbor, Virgin Islands 48 mi44 min Calm G 2.9 78°F 83°F
LTBV3 - 9751401 - Lime Tree Bay, VI 48 mi44 min SE 7 G 9.9 81°F 83°F1017 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 mi18 minSE 410.00 miFair79°F73°F85%1015.4 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Punta Mulas, Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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Punta Mulas
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Thu -- 01:05 AM AST     Moonset
Thu -- 03:00 AM AST     0.97 feet High Tide
Thu -- 05:46 AM AST     Sunrise
Thu -- 09:32 AM AST     0.01 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 01:32 PM AST     Moonrise
Thu -- 04:07 PM AST     0.93 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:00 PM AST     Sunset
Thu -- 10:02 PM AST     0.27 feet Low 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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Thu -- 01:06 AM AST     Moonset
Thu -- 02:44 AM AST     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 05:24 AM AST     0.47 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 05:47 AM AST     Sunrise
Thu -- 08:03 AM AST     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 11:26 AM AST     -0.70 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 01:32 PM AST     Moonrise
Thu -- 02:35 PM AST     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 05:57 PM AST     0.80 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 07:00 PM AST     Sunset
Thu -- 09:21 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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