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

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WHCA42 TJSJ 172026
CFWSJU

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
426 PM AST TUE OCT 17 2017

DEFAULT OVERVIEW SECTION
VIZ002-180430-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0055.000000T0000Z-171018T2200Z/
ST CROIX-
426 PM AST TUE OCT 17 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...SOUTH, NORTH AND EAST COASTS OF ST CROIX.

* TIMING...THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CARRY AWAY EVEN THE
  STRONGEST SWIMMERS INTO OPEN WATERS.

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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