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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
928 PM AST Sun Apr 23 2017

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-250130-
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-
928 PM AST Sun Apr 23 2017

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

.Day One...Tonight

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream
flooding.

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH expected across the
coastal waters of northern and southern Puerto Rico..

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 8 expected across the Atlantic waters
and Caribbean passages..

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for the northwest
to northeast beaches of the islands.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

Northerly swell will continue to create hazardous seas across the
Atlantic waters and passages as well as life threatening rip currents
along the northwest to northeast coastal areas of the islands through
early next week. Showers and thunderstorms will increase through
Tuesday across the forecast area. This will result in at least urban
and small stream flooding with the heaviest showers.


.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report flooding, waterspout and rip
Currents to the National Weather Service in San Juan.


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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
913 PM AST SUN APR 23 2017

PRZ001-002-005-008-012-241000-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170425T0600Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-170424T1000Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-CULEBRA-
913 PM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST MONDAY...

* SURF...BREAKING WAVES BETWEEN 8 AND 12 FEET.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF THROUGH 6 AM MONDAY. HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

&&

$$



Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
913 PM AST SUN APR 23 2017

PRZ001-002-005-008-012-241000-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170425T0600Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-170424T1000Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-CULEBRA-
913 PM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST MONDAY...

* SURF...BREAKING WAVES BETWEEN 8 AND 12 FEET.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF THROUGH 6 AM MONDAY. HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

&&

$$



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