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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
400 AM AST FRI SEP 30 2016

PRZ003-007-011-301600-
/O.CAN.TJSJ.CF.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160930T0800Z/
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SU.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-160930T1400Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0040.000000T0000Z-160930T2200Z/
SOUTHEAST-PONCE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-
400 AM AST FRI SEP 30 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM AST THIS MORNING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS CANCELLED THE COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY.

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES BETWEEN 9 AND 12 FEET BUT
  SUBSIDING.

* LOCATION...ALONG THE SOUTHERN FACING BEACHES

* TIMING...THROUGH TODAY

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS AND LIFE THREATENING RIP
  CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

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.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$

PRZ002-013-VIZ002-301600-
/O.CAN.TJSJ.SU.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-160930T0800Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0040.000000T0000Z-160930T2200Z/
NORTHEAST-VIEQUES-ST CROIX-
400 AM AST FRI SEP 30 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* LOCATION...ALONG THE SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHERN FACING BEACHES

* TIMING...THROUGH TODAY

* IMPACTS...SURF ZONE CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT
  OF LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$

PRZ001-005-010-VIZ001-300900-
/O.CAN.TJSJ.RP.S.0040.000000T0000Z-160930T1000Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTH CENTRAL-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-
ST.THOMAS...ST. JOHN.. AND ADJACENT ISLANDS-
400 AM AST FRI SEP 30 2016

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

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

HOWEVER...A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
THESE AREAS.


$$

PRZ008-012-301600-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0040.000000T0000Z-160930T2200Z/
NORTHWEST-CULEBRA-
400 AM AST FRI SEP 30 2016

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

* LOCATION...ALONG THE NORTH FACING BEACHES

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* IMPACTS...SURF ZONE CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY SUPPORT THE  DEVELOPMENT
  OF LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$



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