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

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WHCA42 TJSJ 100900
CFWSJU

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
500 AM AST WED FEB 10 2016

PULSES OF LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS AND LOCAL PASSAGES THROUGH THURSDAY.
LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS AND
STRONG CURRENTS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC BEACHES.

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SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-
MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-
500 AM AST WED FEB 10 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM AST THIS MORNING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS CANCELLED THE COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY.

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES OF 8 TO 10 FEET.

* LOCATION...ALONG THE NORTH FACING BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO.

* TIMING...THROUGH AT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF
CONDITIONS AND STRONG CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$

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CULEBRA-ST. THOMAS/ST. JOHN/ADJACENT ISLANDS-
500 AM AST WED FEB 10 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM AST THIS MORNING...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES OF 7 TO 9 FEET.

* LOCATION...BEACHES OF NORTHERN CULEBRA AND NORTHERN U.S. VIRGIN
  ISLANDS.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF
  CONDITIONS AND STRONG CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$

PRZ011-013-VIZ002-101200-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0011.000000T0000Z-160210T1200Z/
SOUTHWEST-VIEQUES-ST CROIX-
500 AM AST WED FEB 10 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM AST THIS MORNING...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES OF 5 TO 7 FEET.

* LOCATION...BEACHES ALONG WESTERN CABO ROJO...NORTHERN VIEQUES
  AND NORTHERN SAINT CROIX.

* TIMING...THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$



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