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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1031 AM AST Wed Oct 17 2018

PRZ001-002-005-008-VIZ002-172245-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0041.000000T0000Z-181018T2200Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-St Croix-
1031 AM AST Wed Oct 17 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...Northeast beaches of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...Through Thursday Afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Life threatening currents that can carry even the
  best swimmers out to sea.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
516 AM AST Wed Oct 17 2018

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-180930-
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-
516 AM AST Wed Oct 17 2018

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 through the day across much of Puerto
Rico.

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

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH are expected across the
coastal areas and higher elevations.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 7 feet are expected across the Atlantic
waters and passages.

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

.Days Two through Seven...Thursday through Tuesday

A high rip current risk will continue for the northern beaches of
Puerto Rico on Thursday. A moderate risk of rip currents will continue
through the weekend across the northern and eastern beaches of the
islands. Isolated thunderstorms could develop each afternoon over
portions of west/southwest PR. This could lead to urban and small
stream flooding.

.Spotter information statement...

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

$$



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