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

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WHCA42 TJSJ 162017
CFWSJU

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
417 PM AST WED AUG 16 2017

HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SAINT CROIX. HIGH
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWEST AND NORTH
CENTRAL BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO STARTING AT 6 PM AST TONIGHT.


PRZ005-008-170430-
/O.EXB.TJSJ.RP.S.0047.170816T2200Z-170817T1000Z/
NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-
417 PM AST WED AUG 16 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 AM AST THURSDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 AM AST THURSDAY
MORNING.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 AM AST THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CURRENTS THAT CAN CARRY AWAY EVEN THE BEST
  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.

&&

$$

VIZ002-170430-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0047.000000T0000Z-170817T1000Z/
ST CROIX-
417 PM AST WED AUG 16 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 AM AST THURSDAY
MORNING...

* LOCATION...NORTHERN AND EASTERN BEACHES OF ST. CROIX.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 AM AST THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CURRENTS THAT CAN CARRY AWAY EVEN THE BEST
  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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