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

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WHCA42 TJSJ 200120
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
920 PM AST THU OCT 19 2017

PRZ003-007-011-013-VIZ002-201330-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0056.000000T0000Z-171020T2000Z/
SOUTHEAST-PONCE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-VIEQUES-ST CROIX-
920 PM AST THU OCT 19 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...ST. CROIX, VIEQUES AND SOUTHERN COASTS OF PUERTO
  RICO

* TIMING...THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CARRY AWAY EVEN THE
  STRONGEST SWIMMERS INTO OPEN WATERS.

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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