Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1022 PM AST FRI DEC 26 2014

...DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND...

.LARGE NORTHEAST SWELLS WILL BEGIN IMPACTING THE ATLANTIC
COASTLINES OF PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS SATURDAY AND
CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY GENERATING LARGE BREAKING WAVE ACTION AND
RIP CURRENTS.

PRZ001-002-005-008-012-VIZ001-002-271430-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0008.141227T1400Z-141229T2200Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-CULEBRA-
ST. THOMAS/ST. JOHN/ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
1022 PM AST FRI DEC 26 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO
6 PM AST MONDAY...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO
6 PM AST MONDAY.

* WAVES AND SURF: NORTHEAST SWELLS OF 7 TO 9 FEET WITH BREAKING
  WAVES OF 14 TO 16 FEET.

* TIMING: SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS: LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS
  THROUGHOUT THE SURF ZONE AND NUMEROUS RIP CURRENTS. WAVE ACTION
  SURGING UPON THE COASTLINE AND HIGHER THAN NORMAL WATER LEVELS
  MAY POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.

THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDE DURING THE ADVISORY FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS ARE:

AGUADILLA: 12:23 PM AST SATURDAY AT 1.39 FEET.

ARECIBO HARBOR: 12:34 PM AST SATURDAY AT 1.73 FEET.

SAN JUAN HARBOR: 1:21 PM AST SATURDAY AT 1.55 FEET.

MAGENS BAY ST THOMAS: 1:00 PM AST SATURDAY AT 1.04 FEET.

CHRISTIANSTED ST CROIX: 11:29 AM AST SATURDAY AT 0.69 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

&&

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