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

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WHCA42 TJSJ 180036
CFWSJU

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
836 PM AST TUE JAN 17 2017

VIZ002-180145-
/O.CAN.TJSJ.RP.S.0003.000000T0000Z-170118T1000Z/
ST CROIX-
836 PM AST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS CANCELLED THE HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK.

&&

$$

PRZ012-180145-
/O.CAN.TJSJ.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170118T1000Z/
CULEBRA-
836 PM AST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS CANCELLED THE HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK.

&&

$$

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-180845-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0003.000000T0000Z-170118T2200Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-
MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-
836 PM AST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* BREAKING WAVES...BETWEEN 5 TO 7 FEET AND DECREASING.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST THROUGH NORTHEAST FACING BEACHES OF PUERTO
  RICO.

* TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CURRENTS THAT CAN CARRY EVEN THE STRONGEST
  SWIMMERS OUT TO SEA.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

&&

$$


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