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Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Juan PR
1040 AM AST Sat Jan 22 2022

PRZ001-002-005-008-012-VIZ002-222230-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-220123T1000Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-Culebra-
St Croix-
1040 AM AST Sat Jan 22 2022

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

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents continue due to breaking waves
  between 6 to 9 feet.

* WHERE...Beaches along the northwest to northeast coast of
  Puerto Rico, and beaches of St. Croix and Culebra.

* WHEN...Through late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
  from shore into deeper water.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
423 AM AST Sat Jan 22 2022

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-230830-
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Northwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
423 AM AST Sat Jan 22 2022

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Flooding...Moderate rains could lead to ponding of water on roadways
and low-lying areas across the interior and western Puerto Rico.

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH (17 knots) are expected
across most of the local waters.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 6 feet expected across most of the local
waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for the north,
east and southeastern beaches of Puerto Rico, and many beaches in
Vieques and Culebra. The risk is moderate for much of the other
beaches.

.Fire...Increased Fire Danger expected across the south coastal
plains of Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Sunday through Friday

The risk of rip currents will be moderate on Sunday, increasing again
to high from Monday through Wednesday.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation is not anticipated. Please relay any information
about winds, waves, and rip currents to the National Weather Service
in San Juan while following all local and state guidelines.

$$



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