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

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WHCA42 TJSJ 180835
CFWSJU

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
435 AM AST FRI AUG 18 2017

VIZ002-181645-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0048.000000T0000Z-170818T2200Z/
ST CROIX-
435 AM AST FRI AUG 18 2017

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

* LOCATION...SAINT CROIX.

* TIMING...THROUGH AT LEAST THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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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