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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
859 PM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

PRZ001-002-005-008-010-012-VIZ002-241000-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180224T1000Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180225T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
Mayaguez and Vicinity-Culebra-St Croix-
859 PM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas 6 to 8 feet with breaking waves up to 13
  feet.

* LOCATION...Mayaguez and vicinity, northwest through northeast
  beaches of Puerto Rico, Culebra, and the beaches of Saint
  Croix.

* TIMING...High surf through 6 AM Saturday. High rip current
  risk through late Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach
  erosion.

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.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$

VIZ001-241000-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180224T1000Z/
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T2200Z/
St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-
859 PM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AST SATURDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas at 6 feet with breaking waves up to 10
  feet.

* LOCATION...The northwest beaches of Saint Thomas.

* TIMING...High surf through 6 AM Saturday. High rip current
  risk through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers. Large breaking waves that can result in beach
  erosion.

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.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$

PRZ003-241000-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180224T1000Z/
Southeast-
859 PM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

* LOCATION...Southeastern beaches of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...Through 6 AM Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  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.

&&

$$

PRZ013-241000-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180225T1000Z/
Vieques-
859 PM AST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATION...Vieques.

* TIMING...Through late Saturday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  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. High surf can wash people and
animals off high rocks and jetties--stay back from the water.

&&

$$



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