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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1215 PM AST Mon Jan 22 2018

A diminishing swell will still be sufficient to maintain the high
risk of rip currents along the beaches of northern Puerto Rico.

PRZ008-230015-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180123T2200Z/
Northwest-
1215 PM AST Mon Jan 22 2018

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

* LOCATION...Rip currents along the northwest to north facing
  beaches of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...High rip current risk through Tuesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$

PRZ012-222200-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180122T2200Z/
Culebra-
1215 PM AST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...Rip currents along the north facing beaches of
  Culebra.


* TIMING...High rip current risk until this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$

PRZ001-002-005-230015-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180123T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-
1215 PM AST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...Rip currents along the north to northeast facing
  beaches of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...High rip current risk through tonight.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$

VIZ001-222200-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180122T2200Z/
St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-
1215 PM AST Mon Jan 22 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...along then north facing beaches of Saint Thomas.

* TIMING...through this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$



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