Small craft advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and or wind waves and or wind swells of 7 feet or greater are occurring or imminent.
"A combination of wind waves and wind swells is causing hazardous seas. The threat level to the life, livelihood, property and infrastructure of mariners is moderate with the potential for significant impacts; the threat level will likely rise to high Monday night with the potential for extensive impacts."
According to DDM, a warning may be required Monday night through Wednesday for some areas when winds are likely to be the highest.
It said locations to be affected are mainly open waters on the Atlantic sides of the islands out to 20 nautical miles.
This is expected to last until Friday, November 25, 2022, for the [British] Virgin Islands.