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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
441 AM AST THU MAY 25 2017

A SMALL BUT LONG PERIOD NORTHEASTERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE NORTHWEST THROUGH
NORTH CENTRAL BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO AND FOR SAN JUAN AND
VICINITY BEACHES.

PRZ001-005-008-251645-
/O.CAN.TJSJ.RP.S.0036.000000T0000Z-170525T2200Z/
/O.NEW.TJSJ.RP.S.0037.170525T1000Z-170525T2200Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-
441 AM AST THU MAY 25 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK, WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST TO NORTH CENTRAL BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO
  AND SAN JUAN AND VICINITY BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS 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.

&&

$$

PRZ002-012-250945-
/O.CAN.TJSJ.RP.S.0036.000000T0000Z-170525T1000Z/
NORTHEAST-CULEBRA-
441 AM AST THU MAY 25 2017

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

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

$$



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