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

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WHCA42 TJSJ 210115
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
915 PM AST Sat Jan 20 2018

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-210915-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-180121T2200Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180122T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
Mayaguez and Vicinity-
915 PM AST Sat Jan 20 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST SUNDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas between 6-8 feet with breaking waves
  between 8-12 feet.

* LOCATION...Rip currents along the northwest to north facing
  beaches of Puerto Rico. High surf advisory for the northern
  coast of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...High surf until Sunday afternoon. High rip current
  risk through late Sunday night.

* 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.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

&&

$$

PRZ013-VIZ002-210915-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180121T2200Z/
Vieques-St Croix-
915 PM AST Sat Jan 20 2018

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

* LOCATION...Northern and eastern beaches of Vieques and Saint
  Croix.

* TIMING...until Sunday 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-VIZ001-210915-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180122T1000Z/
Culebra-St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-
915 PM AST Sat Jan 20 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* LOCATION...along the northwest to north facing beaches of
  Culebra and Saint Thomas.

* TIMING...until late Sunday night.

* 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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