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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
926 PM AST Fri Aug 18 2017

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-200130-
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Nortwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
926 PM AST Fri Aug 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Puerto Rico and the adjacent
Atlantic Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Tonight

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH expected across the coastal
waters as well as across Vieques and Culebra.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 7 to 9 feet with occasional seas up
to 10 feet expected across most of the local waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for most of the
northern beaches in Puerto Rico and for most beaches of Vieques and
Culebra.

.Days Two through Seven...Saturday through Thursday

A wet pattern is expected to prevail across most of the weekend and
into the upcoming week. This will increase once again the potential
for showers and thunderstorms as well as urban and small stream
flooding. The moderate to high risk of rip current is expected to
continue during the next few days as well. Heat indices will reach 102
to 107 degrees in some lower elevation sites during most afternoons.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report High winds and Rip Currents to the
National Weather Service in San Juan.

$$



Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
911 PM AST FRI AUG 18 2017

PRZ001-002-005-008-VIZ002-190915-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0048.000000T0000Z-170819T1000Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-ST CROIX-
911 PM AST FRI AUG 18 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST FACING BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* 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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