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

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WHCA42 TJSJ 190830
CFWSJU

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
430 AM AST SAT AUG 19 2017

PRZ003-007-011-192200-
/O.EXB.TJSJ.RP.S.0048.000000T0000Z-170819T2200Z/
SOUTHEAST-PONCE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-
430 AM AST SAT AUG 19 2017

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

* LOCATION...SOUTHEAST, PONCE AND VICINITY AND SOUTHWEST PUERTO
  RICO.

* TIMING...THROUGH 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.

&&

$$

PRZ001-002-005-008-012-013-VIZ002-192200-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0048.000000T0000Z-170819T2200Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-CULEBRA-
VIEQUES-ST CROIX-
430 AM AST SAT AUG 19 2017

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

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST FACING BEACHES AS WELL AS
  VIEQUES, CULEBRA AND SAINT CROIX.

* TIMING...THROUGH 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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