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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CREATE ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS AND
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES OF THE ISLANDS.

PRZ001-002-005-008-231815-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SU.Y.0012.170423T1000Z-170424T1000Z/
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170424T2200Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
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 AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CREATE ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS AND
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES OF THE ISLANDS.

PRZ012-231815-
/O.EXB.TJSJ.SU.Y.0012.170423T1000Z-170424T1000Z/
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170424T2200Z/
CULEBRA-
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM
AST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM AST
MONDAY.

* SURF...BREAKING WAVES BETWEEN 6 AND 10 FEET.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST BEACHES OF CULEBRA.

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

* 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.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
358 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
IN THE WEEK...

.THE INCREASING TRADE WINDS AND A LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL
WILL CONTINUE TO INVADE THE ATLANTIC WATERS AND SPREAD ACROSS THE
LOCAL PASSAGES TODAY AND MONDAY.

AMZ710-712-715-722-732-741-231600-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SC.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-170425T0000Z/
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN USVI AND CULEBRA OUT 10 NM-
ANEGADA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
CARIBBEAN WATERS OF PUERTO RICO FROM 10 NM TO 17N-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
358 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM AST MONDAY...

* WINDS...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9
  FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
358 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
IN THE WEEK...

.THE INCREASING TRADE WINDS AND A LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL
WILL CONTINUE TO INVADE THE ATLANTIC WATERS AND SPREAD ACROSS THE
LOCAL PASSAGES TODAY AND MONDAY.

AMZ725-742-231600-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SC.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-170424T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN USVI VIEQUES AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO
OUT 10 NM-COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
358 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM AST MONDAY...

* WINDS...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9
  FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CREATE ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS AND
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES OF THE ISLANDS.

PRZ001-002-005-008-231815-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.SU.Y.0012.170423T1000Z-170424T1000Z/
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170424T2200Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
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 AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CREATE ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS AND
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES OF THE ISLANDS.

PRZ013-231815-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.170423T1000Z-170423T2200Z/
VIEQUES-
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM AST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...ALONG THE NORTH FACING BEACHES OF VIEQUES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CURRENTS THAT CAN CARRY EVEN THE BEST OF
  SWIMMERS OUT TO SEA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CREATE ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS AND
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES OF THE ISLANDS.

PRZ012-231815-
/O.EXB.TJSJ.SU.Y.0012.170423T1000Z-170424T1000Z/
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170424T2200Z/
CULEBRA-
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM
AST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM AST
MONDAY.

* SURF...BREAKING WAVES BETWEEN 6 AND 10 FEET.

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST BEACHES OF CULEBRA.

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

* 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CREATE ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS AND
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES OF THE ISLANDS.

PRZ010-VIZ002-231815-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170424T1000Z/
MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-ST CROIX-
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...RINCON PUERTO RICO AND THE NORTHEASTERN BEACHES OF
  ST CROIX.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

LONG PERIOD NORTHERLY SWELL WILL CREATE ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS AND
LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS ACROSS THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES OF THE ISLANDS.

VIZ001-231815-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.RP.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170424T2200Z/
ST.THOMAS...ST. JOHN...AND ADJACENT ISLANDS-
147 AM AST SUN APR 23 2017

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

* LOCATION...NORTHERN BEACHES OF ST. THOMAS.

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
335 AM AST Sun Apr 23 2017

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-240745-
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-
335 AM AST Sun Apr 23 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 this afternoon across portions of
northwestern Puerto Rico.

.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.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
335 AM AST Sun Apr 23 2017

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-240745-
St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
335 AM AST Sun Apr 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the U.S. Virgin Islands and the
ADJACENT Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH expected across the
coastal waters of the islands.

.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 northern beaches of the islands through early next week.
Showers and thunderstorms will increase later on through Tuesday
across the forecast area. This can result in urban flooding with the
heaviest showers.

.Spotter information statement...

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

$$

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