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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
423 AM AST SUN MAR 26 2017

NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC COASTLINE OF THE ISLANDS.

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-261800-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SU.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170326T2200Z/
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0025.000000T0000Z-170327T1000Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-
MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-
423 AM AST SUN MAR 26 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES UP TO 10 FEET ALONG THE NORTH
  AND NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO.

* LOCATION...THE NORTHWEST THROUGH NORTHEAST COAST OF PUERTO RICO.

* TIMING...RIP CURRENTS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT AND HIGH SURF THROUGH
  6 PM.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF
  CONDITIONS THAT CAN SWEEP PEOPLE AND PETS INTO THE OCEAN OR
  AGAINST ROCKS AND JETTIES. STRONG CURRENTS THAT CAN CARRY EVEN
  THE BEST SWIMMERS OUT TO SEA.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
503 AM AST Sun Mar 26 2017

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-270915-
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-
503 AM AST Sun Mar 26 2017

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Thunderstorms...There is a chance of thunderstorms with heavy
rainfall and brief gusty winds today across portions of northern and
eastern Puerto Rico as well as across Vieques and Culebra.

.Flooding...Additional rainfall will result in ponding of water in
low lying areas as well as minor urban flooding with rises along
small streams and rivers.

.Waves...Seas up to 10 feet are expected across the Atlantic waters
and all passages today, but subsiding tonight and into Monday.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk or rip currents along the
northwest through northeast shoreline of Puerto Rico and Culebra.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

Although seas are expected to subside on Monday, seas up to 7 feet
are still expected much of the upcoming week across the Atlantic
waters with a high risk of rip currents through at least Monday.
Environmental conditions will remain favorable and conductive for
periods of showers with thunderstorms through early next week. These
showers and thunderstorms may result in urban flooding and rises along
small streams.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated tonight, however
individual spotter are encouraged to report Flooding to the National
Weather Service in San Juan.

$$



Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
423 AM AST SUN MAR 26 2017

NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC COASTLINE OF THE ISLANDS.

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-261800-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SU.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-170326T2200Z/
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0025.000000T0000Z-170327T1000Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-
MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-
423 AM AST SUN MAR 26 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AST THIS EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES UP TO 10 FEET ALONG THE NORTH
  AND NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES OF PUERTO RICO.

* LOCATION...THE NORTHWEST THROUGH NORTHEAST COAST OF PUERTO RICO.

* TIMING...RIP CURRENTS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT AND HIGH SURF THROUGH
  6 PM.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SURF
  CONDITIONS THAT CAN SWEEP PEOPLE AND PETS INTO THE OCEAN OR
  AGAINST ROCKS AND JETTIES. STRONG CURRENTS THAT CAN CARRY EVEN
  THE BEST SWIMMERS OUT TO SEA.

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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