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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
559 PM AST THU DEC 8 2016

SURF CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY IMPROVE.

PRZ001-002-005-008-012-VIZ001-082300-
/O.EXP.TJSJ.RP.S.0051.000000T0000Z-161208T2200Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-CULEBRA-
ST.THOMAS...ST. JOHN.. AND ADJACENT ISLANDS-
559 PM AST THU DEC 8 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK WILL EXPIRE AT 6 PM AST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN WILL ALLOW THE HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK TO EXPIRE AT 6 PM AST. SURF CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
TO GRADUALLY IMPROVE TO MODERATE TO LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR
THE LOCAL BEACHES. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST SURF ZONE FORECAST
ISSUED BY WFO SAN JUAN PR.

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RISK DEFINITIONS
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LOW RISK...SURF ZONE CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS. HOWEVER, LIFE THREATENING
RIP CURRENTS OFTEN OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF REEFS, JETTIES AND PIERS.

MODERATE RISK...SURF ZONE CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS.

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