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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
435 AM AST Sat Feb 24 2018

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-012-VIZ002-241800-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180224T2200Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180225T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
Mayaguez and Vicinity-Culebra-St Croix-
435 AM AST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas 6 to 8 feet with breaking waves up to 10
  feet.

* LOCATION...Mayaguez and vicinity, northwest through northeast
  beaches of Puerto Rico, Culebra, and the beaches of Saint
  Croix.

* TIMING...High surf through 6 PM Saturday. High rip current risk
  through late Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach
  erosion.

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.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$

VIZ001-241800-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180224T2200Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T2200Z/
St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-
435 AM AST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas at 6 feet with breaking waves up to 10
  feet.

* LOCATION...The northwest beaches of Saint Thomas.

* TIMING...High surf through 6 PM Saturday. High rip current risk
  through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach
  erosion.

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.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$

PRZ003-241000-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T1000Z/
Southeast-
435 AM AST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST EARLY
THIS MORNING...

* LOCATION...Southeastern beaches of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...Through 6 AM Saturday.

* 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.

&&

$$

PRZ013-241800-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180225T1000Z/
Vieques-
435 AM AST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...Vieques.

* TIMING...Through late Saturday night.

* 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. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$


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